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development and standardisation of the Speed of Tactile Information Processing Test (STIP) for use with children and young people who are blind

Heather Labon Mason

development and standardisation of the Speed of Tactile Information Processing Test (STIP) for use with children and young people who are blind

by Heather Labon Mason

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D)-University of Birmingham, School of Education, Faculty of Education and Continuing Studies.

Statementby Heather Labon Mason.
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Open LibraryOL17146385M

Development Charts Sensory Processing (or Integration as it is also known) is the effective registration (and accurate interpretation) of sensory input in the environment (including one’s body). It is the way the brain receives, organises and responds to sensory input in order to behave in a meaningful & consistent manner. The information processing theory also discusses developmental changes in attention, memory, and executive functioning. Information processing is influenced by two specific characteristics known as cognitive resources, the capacity and speed of processing (Kuhn & Franklin ).

Processing is assessed in two modalities (Visual and Auditory), and three recall conditions, using strings of two to nine, non-rhyming letters. Although TIPS began as part of the Learning Efficiency Test, it features new subtests (Delayed Recall and Word Fluency), new . Cognitive psychologists use the information processing model to explain cognition. This model assumes that human cognition is a lot like a computer and the way the human brain works is by processing information through a series of stages: Perception: Input stage. People need to encode information from the world in order to process it and [ ].

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xviii, , R, I pages: illustrations ; 27 cm: Contents: Ch. 1 Studying Adult Development and Aging Perspectives on Adult Development and Aging --Discovering Development: Myths and Stereotypes about Aging --The Life-Span Perspective --The Demographics Of Aging --Adult Development in Action Working memory involves the ability to keep information active in your mind for a short time ( seconds) to be able to use it for further processing. Working memory is a temporary storage system and is vital for many day-to-day tasks (e.g. following instructions, responding in conversations, listening and reading comprehension, organisation).


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Development and standardisation of the Speed of Tactile Information Processing Test (STIP) for use with children and young people who are blind by Heather Labon Mason Download PDF EPUB FB2

This article describes the second phase of the development of the Tactile Speed of Information Processing project, involving designing and standardising a new set of pre-braille items for the youngest age group (five to eight years of age), in an attempt to extend the usefulness of the test Author: Tim Hull, Heather Mason.

This article describes a two-year project () which set out to produce a tactile version of an existing psychometric test and establish its feasibility for use with blind children.

It gives an overview of the origins, aims and findings of the project, and discusses its implications for the education of blind school-age by: 1. A major challenge for the brain is to extract precise information about the attributes of tactile stimuli from signals that co-vary with multiple parameters, e.g., speed and texture in the case of.

Adult Memory and Information Processing Battery (AMIPB): A neuropsychological test in wide use in the UK, comprising two tests of speed of information processing, verbal memory tests (list learning and story recall), and visual memory tests (design learning and figure recall).

Incorrect. The TIPS can be administered in about 30 minutes. Processing is assessed in two modalities (Visual and Auditory) and three recall conditions using strings of two to nine non-rhyming letters. Sequential and non-sequential scores are obtained; standard scores and percentile ranks are provided.

But processing speed exists in all modalities (auditory, tactile and probably also olfactory and taste). Assessing processing speed in more than one modality will possibly give us a more reliable picture of the child's functioning in this ability. Cameron and his colleagues devised a test to assess auditory processing speed.

Introduction. The Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development, Third Edition (Bayley-III; Bayley, ) is an individually administered instrument that assesses developmental functioning of children between 1 month and 42 months of is used to identify suspected developmental delay in children consistent with current scholarship on child development, to assist in intervention Cited by: 2.

Some of this information (shape, texture or size of object, for instance) can also been obtained by vision. The haptic mode is indeed a perceptual mode and some substitution is conceivable for blind people but also for sighted people.

Studying the development of these abilities should bring much information on the origins of human by: To avoid such effects, key factors in the representation of information for novel gaze-based interactions, are the considerations from information processing [48] and the inclusion of existing.

In this approach, processing speed is not specific to a task; thus, in the current study, a variety of processing speed tasks were used and averaged to estimate general processing speed. Processing speed is thought to be a fundamental element of working memory, the capacity “to maintain, update, and manipulate information in an active state, over short delays” (Kaufman et al.,p.

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Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. SCOLP Speed and Capacity of Language Processing Test. The Speed and Capacity of Language Processing Test (SCOLP) measures the slowing in cognitive processes in those with brain damage.

Get SCOLP from Pearson. A tactile SP Scale for Monkeys, based on the Sensory Challenge Protocol test paradigm for humans (Miller et al., ) was developed and implemented.

This test paradigm reliably grouped non-human primates into normal and SPD-SOR, in the tactile domain (Schneider et al., ). Specifically, adult non-human primates that had been exposed to Cited by: Computerized Test of Information Processing. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Multi-Health Systems Inc; [Google Scholar] Reicker LI, Tombaugh TN, Walker L, Freedman MS.

Reaction time: an alternative method for assessing the effects of multiple sclerosis on information processing speed. Arch Clin Neuropsychol. ; – Cited by: Sensory Processing can be such a confusing topic. From terms you may have never heard of to the spectrum of ways it effects all of us, it can be overwhelming.

That is why I am excited to join with my friends at The Inspired Treehouse, a group of pediatric physical and occupational therapists, to bring you this series on all things Sensory Processing.

Are there different types of sensory processing deficits. Sensory processing deficits can be divided into four categories: 1. Sensory defensiveness is the inability to correctly interpret and respond to incoming information. An individual with sensory defensiveness responds to benign sensory input as if it was threatening and demonstrates unusualFile Size: KB.

About This Quiz & Worksheet. Processing information is an important skill in today's wired society, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the process. 1 Paper Software Testing Fundamentals—Concepts, Roles, and Terminology John E.

Bentley, Wachovia Bank, Charlotte NC ABSTRACT SAS® software provides a complete set of application development tools for building stand-alone, client-server, and Internet-enabled applications, and SAS Institute provides excellent training in using their Size: KB.

Processing speed measures assess a child’s speed and accuracy of identifying visual information, making decisions, and acting on these decisions. Processing speed is more than a simple reaction time or the capacity for simple visual discrimination because decision making, learning, and sustained concentration are required to perform well in.

A Model of Information Processing • The Nature of Recognition • Noting key features of a stimulus and relating them to already stored information • The Impact of Attention • Selective focusing on a portion of the information currently stored in the sensory register • What we attend to is influenced by information in long-term memoryFile Size: KB.Speed of Information Processing refers to how quickly a learner can process incoming information.

Some scientists consider speed of information processing a central aspect of IQ. Many children with attention problems often are unable to keep up with the lesson plan presented by the teacher. In addition, the more recent information-processing approach to cognition has motivated researchers to examine the relationships between intelligence and experimental tasks involving elementary components of cognitive processing, such as the size of working memory, processing speed, and the ability of sensory discrimination (e.g., Hunt,