Dual-Process Theories of the Mind as means to analyze real-world, real-time interpersonal data

…Despite their differences, dual-process theories share the common idea that thoughts, behaviors, and feelings result from the interaction between exogenous and endogenous forms of attention. Both types of attention can be applied to representations to increase or decrease their level of activation. As the activation level of a representation increases, so does its accessibility, which in turn increases the probability that it will influence behavior. In times of conflict [When a FIML query is initiated], accessibility can be managed (i.e., maintained or inhibited) during the stream of processing by the control of attention. In a sense, the “source” of attention (LaBerge, 2000), that is, whatever mechanism that applies the activation to the representation, can be thought of as the gateway of accessibility that is the essence of controlled processing.

Individual Differences in Working Memory Capacity and Dual-Process Theories of the Mind

FIML practice is a form of mindfulness training with the addition of controlled attention processing which enables rapid gathering of real-world data followed by analysis thereof. This controlled attention processing is a learned behavior shared by both partners. The general concept of this learned/trained behavior is explained in How to do FIML. Individual partners adapt this learned/trained behavior to their own lives. In this sense FIML itself has no content. It is wholly a technique that allows rapid analysis of agreed upon objective interpersonal data. ABN

Procedural and implicit memory described

  1. Is procedural memory implicit?
  2. Is implicit memory the same as procedural memory?
  3. What is an example of an implicit memory?
  4. Why is procedural memory considered a form of implicit memory?
  5. What are the two types of implicit memory?
  6. Does implicit memory decline with age?
  7. Is procedural memory affected by amnesia?
  8. What is the difference between episodic and procedural memory?
  9. What are the 2 types of implicit memory?
  10. What are the three types of implicit memory?
  11. Are habits procedural memories?
  12. What are the 3 stages of memory?
  13. What age does implicit memory develop?
  14. Does procedural memory decline with age?
  15. Is episodic memory long-term?
  16. Does semantic memory decline with age?
  17. What is the role of procedural memory?
  18. How do you test for procedural memory?