ACT-R SYSTEM EQUATIONS TO BE PRESENTED AT NMU

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  MARQUETTE – Philip I. Pavlik, Jr., a Ph.D. candidate at Carnegie Mellon University, will discuss his work to investigate how the ACT-R computational modeling system equations can be used to model the spacing effect and long-term forgetting from 3:10-4:15 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, in Gries Hall room 167 at Northern Michigan University. The presentation is part of the NMU psychology departmentÂ’s 2002-2003 Colloquia Series.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  ACT-R is a theory about how human cognition works. It is used for psychology experiments. Researchers create models using ACT-R to study people doing certain tasks and see how the researchersÂ’ assumptions compare to the actual results.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  PavlikÂ’s presentation will focus on the details of the ACT-R modeling equations and the results of a new paired-associate memory experiment.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  Anyone interested is invited to attend. For more information contact the psychology department at NMU at (906) 227-2935.



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