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Trends and Prospects in Metacognition Research
Formal cognitive models: A tool for the knowledge integration of cognitive psychology and cognitive neuroscience
Modelos cognitivos formales: Una herramienta para la integración del conocimiento en psicología cognitiva y neurociencia cognitiva
The aim of this review was to propose some pieces of advice to cognitive psychologists interested in incorporate the study of the nervous system on their researches. First, this work presents the scholars’ resistances to ...
Oral Narratives Comprehension in children with Specific Language Impairment
Comprensión de narraciones orales en niños con Trastorno Específico del Lenguaje
The present study aimed to provide information about oral narratives comprehension in a group of Chilean children diagnosed with Specifi c Language Impairment (SLI), without pragmatic disorders. Sixty children were ...
Drug abuse: neurobiological and terapeutic generalities
Abuso de Drogas: Generalidades Neurobiológicas y Terapéuticas
Drug abuse is an illness characterized by the urge to obtain and consume a given substance independently of the negative consequences. There are biological, social and psychological factors that predispose an individual ...
Rendimiento cognitivo de personas mayores que participan en grupos organizados en la provincia de San José
Cognitive performance of elder people participating in elder´s organized groups in San José
Since cognitive performance is a major determinant for the development of healthy aging processes and quality of life, the profiles of cognitive performance in executive functions and memory of 110 elders participating in ...
Bilingual mothers’ expressions of affect
Expresiones de afecto de madres bilingües
Abstract. The purpose of this study is to examine the uses of affectivity in L1 and L2 in 10 bilingual mothers´ interactions with their 30-month olds. The expressions of emotion, volition and epistemic stance were identifi ...
How dopamine shapes representations in auditory cortex
The neural representation of sound in the auditory cortex is not invariably predetermined by its acoustical properties, but it is constantly reshaped while the listener acquires new experiences. Such plastic changes are ...
Lexical development during adolescence: An analysis of nouns in oral and written narratives
Desarrollo léxico en la adolescencia: Un análisis de sustantivos en narraciones orales y escritas
During the school years, lexical acquisition is directly related to experience with written language. In this study we investigated how adolescents make lexical choices in two different discursive contexts: oral and written ...