• Behavioral
  • The learning was expressed through two behavioral processes: online progressive changes in RT while the task was performed in a continuous manner and offline changes in RT that emerged following a short rest. (frontiersin.org)
  • 2017
  • As of 2017 it contains over 58,000 items (books, media, serials) in the physical collection and nearly 116,000 items (books, media) in the digital collection along with 40 plus databases that provide access to many thousands of scholarly, popular, trade and newspaper articles. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1988
  • The British author John Brody first used the term in 1966, and the National Institute of Justice defined serial murder in 1988 as "a series of 2 or more murders, committed as separate events, usually, but not always, by one offender acting alone" (Newton 2000, p. 205). (encyclopedia.com)
  • Relation
  • Diminished time-based, but undiminished event-based, prospective memory among intellectually high-functioning adults with autism: Relation to working memory ability. (openaire.eu)
  • The Macdonald triad (also known as the triad of sociopathy or the homicidal triad) is a set of three factors that has been suggested (Macdonald 1963), if all three or any combination of two, are present together, to be predictive of or associated with later violent tendencies, particularly with relation to serial offenses. (wikipedia.org)
  • developmental
  • Developmental change may occur as a result of genetically-controlled processes known as maturation, or as a result of environmental factors and learning, but most commonly involves an interaction between the two. (wikipedia.org)
  • children's
  • The test is for adults but in 1956 a children's form was developed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some studies have found positive correlations between children's use of mutual exclusivity and their learned vocabulary, while others have found the opposite. (wikipedia.org)
  • Children's phonological development normally proceeds as follows: 6-8 weeks: Cooing appears 16 weeks: Laughter and vocal play appear 6-9 months: Reduplicated (canonical) babbling appears 12 months: First words use a limited sound repertoire 18 months: Phonological processes (deformations of target sounds) become systematic 18 months-7 years: Phonological inventory completion At each stage mentioned above, children play with sounds and learn methods to help them learn words. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1997
  • The criminologist Eric Hickey states that most researchers define serial killers as having three to four victims, but also includes in his database of serial killers some individuals who "killed only two victims but were suspect in other slayings or in which evidence indicated their intent to kill others" (Hickey 1997, p.27). (encyclopedia.com)
  • According to Hickey's 1997 database of approximately 399 serial killers, the average age of the murderer at the time of the first killing was 27.5 years, and they typically were white males. (encyclopedia.com)
  • One study (Stevens & Karmiloff-Smith, 1997) examined the use of lexical constraints in word learning in children with Williams syndrome, a rare neurodevelopmental disorder. (wikipedia.org)
  • killer
  • In this taut, gruesome thriller, a novelist (and former medical examiner) turns sleuth when he learns about a serial killer with a flair for filleting his victims alive and then keeping their bones. (rottentomatoes.com)
  • Finally, Anita helps Zerbrowski track down the shapeshifting serial killer, who turns out to be a werewolf member of the mercenary team sent to observe Anita herself. (wikipedia.org)
  • Soon Christine discovers that she was adopted as a young child and that her birth mother is Bessie Denker, a notorious serial killer who died in the electric chair, and of whom Christine has vague, fragmented memories. (wikipedia.org)
  • killers
  • Descending into minds that people view as belonging to despicable monsters is a requirement for individuals who search for or attempt to understand serial killers. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Also, individuals such as Edmund Kemper, who killed his grandparents and mother, and Henry Lee Lucas, whose mother was his first victim, are generally classified as serial killers. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Fox and Levin report that the researcher Grover Godwin's 1999 database of 107 serial killers revealed an average age of thirty. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Extensive periods of humiliation have been found to be present in the childhoods of several adult serial killers. (wikipedia.org)
  • During childhood, serial killers could not retaliate towards those who caused them humiliation, so they chose animals because they were viewed as weak and vulnerable. (wikipedia.org)
  • abilities
  • Several studies suggest that profound deafness may result in disturbances in non-auditory abilities related to serial order information (Knutson et al. (frontiersin.org)
  • lexical
  • Mutual exclusivity is often discussed as one of three main lexical constraints, or word learning biases, that are believed to play major roles in word learning, the other two being the whole-object and taxonomic constraints. (wikipedia.org)
  • Markman, Wasow, and Hansen (2003) found that "lexical constraints enable babies to learn words even under non-optimal conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • young
  • To date, the extent to which youth and young adults are exposed to e-cigarette television advertisements is unknown. (aappublications.org)
  • If current trends in e-cigarette television advertising continue, awareness and use of e-cigarettes are likely to increase among youth and young adults. (aappublications.org)
  • Electronic cigarettes have unknown health risks and youth and young adults increasingly use them. (aappublications.org)
  • We found no learning deficit in older adults and noted that older subjects were able to learn as much as young participants. (frontiersin.org)
  • recently showed that older adults were able to learn and modify their motor output to account for the effects of a novel mapping between hand motion and its visual feedback to the same degree as young individuals. (frontiersin.org)
  • In addition, children as young as 10 years have been diagnosed with adult onset diabetes (A. Bullock, MD, EBCI, oral communication, 2003). (cdc.gov)
  • The serial murderer Jeffrey Dahmer would go to bars in Milwaukee , Wisconsin , and pick up young men, sometimes telling them he was a photographer and luring them back to his apartment with an offer of money to be his model. (encyclopedia.com)
  • In 1994, a young adult Joey secretly romances his mother's nemesis Dorian Lord (Robin Strasser). (wikipedia.org)
  • This assumption is typically first seen in the early stages of word learning by toddlers, but it is not limited to young childhood. (wikipedia.org)
  • neurocognitive
  • Our study provides strong evidence that language-indeed both first and second language-is learned, in specific ways, by general-purpose neurocognitive mechanisms that preexist Homo sapiens . (pnas.org)
  • involves
  • Serial murder differs from mass murder in that mass murder involves killings of four or more victims in the same general area and occurs as one event in a short period of time. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Mutual exclusivity is a word learning constraint that involves the tendency to assign one label/name, and in turn avoid assigning a second label, to a single object. (wikipedia.org)
  • Word learning often involves physical context, builds on prior knowledge, takes place in social context, and includes semantic support. (wikipedia.org)
  • semantic
  • In his SPI model, Tulving stated that encoding into episodic and semantic memory is serial, storage is parallel, and retrieval is independent. (wikipedia.org)
  • children
  • The results, which met the predicted pattern, provide comprehensive evidence that language is tied to general-purpose systems both in children acquiring their native language and adults learning an additional language. (pnas.org)
  • and subtle adult humor designed to appeal to parents who were watching with their children. (wikipedia.org)
  • In their interactions with peers, children have the opportunity to learn about unique conversational roles. (wikipedia.org)
  • Through pragmatic directions, adults often offer children cues for understanding the meaning of words. (wikipedia.org)
  • One" and "two" are the first number words that children learn between the ages of one and two. (wikipedia.org)
  • participants
  • ud \ud Method \ud Seventeen adults with ASD and 17 age- and IQ-matched comparison participants completed experimental measures of both event-based (perform action x when event y occurs) and time-based (perform action a at time b) PM, plus a self-report measure of PM skills. (openaire.eu)
  • Perruchet & Pacton argued that many commonly used tasks of SL fall under the umbrella of implicit learning because 'participants in SL experiments are faced with structured material without being instructed to learn. (royalsocietypublishing.org)
  • found
  • In this study, researchers are trying to learn if certain changes in the RNA and proteins found in blood, urine, or transplant biopsy tissue can detect rejection before injury can occur or become too severe. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The ability to use the learned knowledge was found to be about the same in either case. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dyslexic
  • Because binocular instability may cause poor eye-hand coordination and impair motor control, the primary aim of this study was to explore in dyslexic subjects the influence of unstable binocular fixation on reaction times (RTs) and implicit motor learning (IML), which is one of the fundamental cerebellar functions. (arvojournals.org)
  • however
  • However, there is still much to learn about how to best care for the transplanted kidney and keep it working for a long time. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • However, different types of learning are processed differently and have different outcomes when a child is sleep deprived. (wikipedia.org)
  • Child
  • One argument is that because persistent bed-wetting beyond the age of five can be humiliating for a child, especially if he or she is belittled by a parental figure or other adult as a result, this could cause the child to use firesetting or cruelty to animals as an outlet for their frustration. (wikipedia.org)
  • She was working for RACE (Research For Adult And Child Education, Odisha). (wikipedia.org)
  • tasks
  • Do adults with autism spectrum disorder compensate in naturalistic prospective memory tasks? (openaire.eu)
  • study
  • Crucially, if language learning relies on these systems, then our extensive knowledge of the systems from animal and human studies may also apply to this domain, leading to predictions that might be unwarranted in the more circumscribed study of language. (pnas.org)
  • The aim of the present study was to investigate the procedural learning skills of deaf adults. (frontiersin.org)
  • older
  • Matt's brother, Leo, learns about the race and is excited for his older brother. (wikipedia.org)
  • As a higher learning institution, North Seattle College admits all persons, provided they are 18 years of age or older. (wikipedia.org)
  • early
  • Half of the experimental group were early deaf adults mostly using hearing aids, the remaining half were late-deaf adults using a cochlear implant (CI). (frontiersin.org)
  • In early 2003, it was announced that Passions actor Bruce Michael Hall would join the cast as the third adult actor to portray the role of Joey. (wikipedia.org)
  • series
  • Mike is not the best investigator in the world and has a lot to learn, but this is the first in a series and I'm hoping that his character will grow and mature over the course of it. (blogspot.com)
  • Research
  • From 1965 to 1973, he was founding Director of the newly established Center for Research in Human Learning of the University of Minnesota, where he remained as Director of Training until 1982. (wikipedia.org)
  • Influence
  • Influence of affective states and psychoactive drugs on verbal learning and memory. (springer.com)
  • According to Ritter and Nerb, "The order in which material is presented can strongly influence what is learned, how fast performance increases, and sometimes even whether the material is learned at all. (wikipedia.org)