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Picture this! Effects of photographs, diagrams, animations, and sketching on learning and beliefs about learning from a geoscience text
Many studies have demonstrated that illustrating expository science texts with images that are interesting, but irrelevant for understanding the causal relations underlying scientific phenomena, can cause seduction effects ...
When is literal meaning inhibited? Evidence from nonsense in the metaphor-induced lexical forgetting paradigm
(American Psychological Association, 2018-07)
A common feature of metaphoric language processing is a conflict between literal and figurative aspects of meaning. A consequence of this is the need to select the most appropriate meaning amongst competing associates when ...
Closing the gap: connecting sudden representational change to the subjective Aha! experience in insightful problem solving
(Springer Verlag, 2018-01-18)
Two hallmarks of insightful problem solving are thought to be suddenness in the emergence of solution due to changes in problem representation, and the subjective Aha! Although a number of studies have explored the Aha! ...
Measuring Working Memory Capacity with the Letter-Number Sequencing Task: Advantages of Visual Administration
Working memory capacity (WMC) plays a major role in many applied contexts, and it is important to be able to accurately measure this construct. The current studies tested whether the modality of administration of the ...