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A great majority of children in Canada and the United States from Grades 2-6 fail to solve equivalence problems (e.g., 2 + 4 + 5 = 3 + __) despite having the requisite addition and subtraction skills. The goal of the present study was to determine the relative influence of two variables,...
This study assessed the degree to which athletes (199 male, 144 female, M age = 30.78 years, SD = 7.93) with different profiles of perfectionism differed in terms of their emotional and cognitive responses to personal failure in low- and high-criticality situations in the sport of curling....
Movement ecology thrives from a successful synergy of data and models. In a field where experiments are difficult or impossible, linking field data with mathematical and statistical models allows us to test hypotheses and increase our quantitative understanding of movement processes. Owing to...
The cognitive theory of aphasia, which purports that the language impairments found in people with aphasia are due to underlying cognitive impairments, rather than to interruption of linguistic-specific areas of the brain, has been gaining clinical and research interest in recent years. Indeed,...
BACKGROUND. Making one’s own decisions is an important component of autonomy and expression of one’s identity. After an individual has a stroke or other neurological injury, he or she may experience a disruption to their ability to speak, understand, read, and or write (aphasia). Furthermore,...
David Sloan Wilson has recently revived the idea of a group mind as an application of group selectionist thinking to cognition. Central to my discussion of this idea is the distinction between the claim that groups have a psychology and what I call the social manifestation thesis-a thesis about...