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Can Virtue Be Taught?

Robert Merrihew Adams

in A Theory of Virtue: Excellence in Being for the Good

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199207510
eISBN:
9780191708824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207510.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter sketches a map of the ground to be covered in education for virtue, organized around a progression of three types of tasks of moral education. It is argued that society is pretty ... More


The Aging Model Human Processor: Age-related Differences in the Speed of Elementary Operations

Paul Verhaeghen

in The Elements of Cognitive Aging: Meta-Analyses of Age-Related Differences in Processing Speed and Their Consequences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780195368697
eISBN:
9780199369171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368697.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter provides estimates for both younger and older adults for 15 elementary tasks/processes investigated in this chapter (fixation duration, flicker fusion threshold, gap detection threshold, ... More


Toward a Sparse Ontology of Age Effects in Elementary Processes: The Dimensionality of the Aging Model Human Processor

Paul Verhaeghen

in The Elements of Cognitive Aging: Meta-Analyses of Age-Related Differences in Processing Speed and Their Consequences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780195368697
eISBN:
9780199369171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368697.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Date from the previous chapter were fitted to different models of 1-15 dimensions; all model did reasonably well. A consensus model could be formulated as follows: (1). Spatial tasks yield larger ... More


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