information processing


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information processing:

see data processingdata processing
or information processing,
operations (e.g., handling, merging, sorting, and computing) performed upon data in accordance with strictly defined procedures, such as recording and summarizing the financial transactions of a business.
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information processing

[‚in·fər′mā·shən ′prä·ses·iŋ]
(computer science)
The manipulation of data so that new data (implicit in the original) appear in a useful form.
(psychology)
The coding, retrieval, and combination of information in perceptual recognition, learning, remembering, thinking, problem solving, and performance of sensory-motor acts.

information processing

The processing of data and information. See data, information, data processing and information processing cycle.
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Cronbach's alpha for the current sample was found to be .88.Home Interview with Child (Dodge, 1986) Children's social information processing was measured through the social information processing task which is called the Home Interview with Child (HIWC; Dodge, 1986).
Research on the role of affect in information processing and decision making has demonstrated that affect may reduce cognitive ability (e.g., Isen, Means, Patrick, & Nowicki, 1982; Shiffrin & Schneider, 1977, for positive moods; Ellis & Ashbrook, 1988, for negative moods).
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