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August 17, 2017

After a brief hiatus for some summer travel, we’re back with the next segment of the information processing model. This week we’re talking about the link between short-term and long-term memory. The path that connects the two of them is encoding.

Remember that sensory m...

August 3, 2017

Last week we ventured into the short-term memory section of the information processing model and talked specifically about primary memory, which is about the registration of information. Primary memory is used to remember information just as it is presented. Things lik...

July 28, 2017

The next part of the information processing model that I greatly use as the basis for my evaluations is short-term memory. Things that we pay attention to move into our short-term memory, which is very important, because virtually all of our problem solving and decisio...

July 21, 2017

The next segment of the information processing model that we’re going to tackle is attention. Problems with attention really short circuit the model because without attention, nothing makes it way from sensory memory to short-term memory, and remember from the overview...

July 14, 2017

This the second installment in the Information Processing Model series that describes how I conceptualize many of the issues that my clients come to work on at Brainsight. In this post, I’ll be talking in more detail about sensory input and sensory memory.

When we talk...

July 7, 2017

This post marks the first in a series that lay out an important component in the way that I approach my work and how I conceptualize many of the problems that clients come to see me about at Brainsight. This first post is just to describe the overall approach. Subseque...

June 30, 2017

I doubt that anyone would disagree that it’s important to know your strengths. However, when it comes to psychological and academic evaluations, far too often the focus is so strongly centered on what’s wrong that what’s right often gets overlooked. I’ve performed eval...

June 23, 2017

One of the things that makes my assessment practice at Brainsight a little different is that I do all of my own testing. Many other psychologists employ psychometrists—professionals who are trained to administer tests—to do all of their data collection. These colleague...

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