concept formation

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1. the process of giving shape or form; the creation of an entity, or of a structure of definite shape.
2. a structure of definite shape.
chiasma formation the process by which a chiasma is formed; it is the cytologic basis of genetic recombination, or crossing over.
compromise formation in psychoanalysis a substituted idea or act representing and permitting partial expression of a repressed conflict.
concept formation the ability to organize a variety of information to form thoughts and ideas, a cognitive performance component in occupational therapy.
reaction formation a defense mechanism in which a person adopts conscious attitudes, interests, or feelings that are the opposites of unconscious feelings, impulses, or wishes. For example, a person may use revulsion or repugnance to defend against an unconscious desire or attraction.

con·cept for·ma·tion

in psychology, the learning to conceive and respond in terms of abstract ideas based on an action or object.

con·cept for·ma·tion

(kon'sept fōr-mā'shŭn)
psychology Learning to conceive and respond in terms of abstract ideas based on an action or object.
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They cover the dynamic fuzzy machine learning model, dynamic fuzzy autonomic learning subspace algorithm, dynamic fuzzy decision tree learning, concept learning based on dynamic fuzzy sets, semi-supervised multi-task learning based on dynamic fuzzy sets, dynamic fuzzy hierarchical relationships, and a multi-agent learning model based on dynamic fuzzy logic.
Concept learning focuses of making sense of facts instead of just stating them.
It features open concept learning spaces allowing for more natural light, 20 new classrooms, computer and science lab, music room, support spaces for special needs and learning assistance programs, and a performing arts area with a 300-seat theatre that will be shared with the community.
To best support students with concept learning, teachers might consider the following.
More importantly, in contrast to scheming learning map, the instructors must concentrate on the course design and the learners must concentrate on the concept learning, to increase the quality of teaching and learning.
They took the observations and vital signs of patients as part of their particular concept learning for the week.
1988) examined matching concept learning in infant chimpanzees, using object stimuli that were familiar to them, and successfully showed clear transfer to novel stimuli after acquisition training with a relatively small number of training stimuli.
Using Concept Mapping With Peer Learning to Enhance Concept Learning, The Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 9(1),17-28.
The chapters consist of research studies conducted in the context of the project and address the science and technology-related knowledge and skills needed from a social and educational perspective and studies on the current abilities and knowledge of primary teachers; their attitudes towards science and technology; professional development activities that help them acquire concept learning and language development in pedagogical content knowledge, including a chapter on teaching robotics; and what makes the activities successful, including the effects of a digital learning environment on their knowledge and attitudes.
Some may fare better with the details of concept learning.
Joy mentioned an example of concept learning that could only come from Northern California, where earthquakes are a concern.

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