verbal learning

verbal learning

[′vər·bəl ′lərn·iŋ]
(psychology)
A field of experimental psychology which studies the formation of certain verbal associations; deals with acquisition of the associations.
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The following tests were carried out on the subjects (study and control) in a relaxed state and privacy was given utmost importance: Rye's auditory verbal learning test (AVLT), verbal fluency test (VFT) and working digit span test (WDST) to assess short-term memory, visual reproduction test (VRT), and validation span test (VST) were used to assess working memory.
During the study, the participants had their mental functions tested, including their verbal learning, memory, decision-making ability, and other cognitive functions.
This could be done analogously to normal verbal learning by playing a given note and allowing a learner to 'find' it on their instruments until they match the original note which would constitute emulation in the form of an echoed product, or imitation if technical feedback is provided to reinforce the exact process of producing the target note (a distinction explored in Heyes & Galef 1996).
We looked at six areas to determine the deleterious impact of heavy drinking on brain response, namely: response inhibition, working memory, verbal learning and memory, decision making and reward processing, alcohol cue reactivity, and socio-cognitive/socio-emotional processing," explained Assistant Professor Anita Cservenka of Oregon State University, in a (https://www.
Results of meta-analyses demonstrate that there is strong evidence supporting the influence of SDB on attention, vigilance, memory - verbal immediate recall, delayed long-term visual and verbal recall, verbal learning - executive function, and visuospatial/constructional abilities.
It assesses seven dimensions of cognitive function, including the speed of processing, attention/vigilance, working memory, verbal learning and memory, visual learning and memory, reasoning and problem-solving skills and social cognition.
All 3 groups differed significantly for digit span backward test, verbal learning and memory test, Trail Making Test, and Stroop Colour Test.
Non verbal learning disorder is a neurological disorder which originates in the right half of the brain, causing problems with visual-spatial, organisational, evaluative, and holistic processing functions.
After six months, participants age 50 and older who completed the reasoning and brain-training package saw a 30 percent increase in reasoning scores, and a 19 percent increase in verbal learning scores compared with a control group who spent a similar amount of time performing online tasks that did not relate to reasoning or problem solving.
The final pages of the book encourage visual and verbal learning, as the child sees a nonverbal review in the form of a careful sequence of numbers 1 through 10 paired with the matching number of objects counted, divided by colorful patterned, decorating dividing lines.
A battery of neuropsychological tests (Wechsler Memory Scale-Fourth Edition, Delis-Kaplan Executive Function System, California Verbal Learning Test-Second Edition, Trail Making Test parts A and B, and Paced Auditory Serial Addition Test) was run before and at the end of the 6-week study.