basic cognitive process


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Noun1.basic cognitive process - cognitive processes involved in obtaining and storing knowledgebasic cognitive process - cognitive processes involved in obtaining and storing knowledge
cognitive operation, cognitive process, mental process, process, operation - (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents; "the process of thinking"; "the cognitive operation of remembering"
attending, attention - the process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others
inattention - lack of attention
intuition - instinctive knowing (without the use of rational processes)
perception - the process of perceiving
apperception - the process whereby perceived qualities of an object are related to past experience
believing - the cognitive process that leads to convictions; "seeing is believing"
categorisation, categorization, sorting, classification - the basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories
discrimination, secernment - the cognitive process whereby two or more stimuli are distinguished
learning, acquisition - the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge; "the child's acquisition of language"
remembering, memory - the cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered; "he can do it from memory"; "he enjoyed remembering his father"
representational process - any basic cognitive process in which some entity comes to stand for or represent something else
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Washington, May 15 ( ANI ): The primary purpose of religious belief is to enhance the basic cognitive process of self-control, which in turn promotes any number of valuable social behaviours, say psychologist.
all of them can be traced to the basic cognitive process described by Langacker (1986) as comparison: "Fundamental to cognitive processing and the structuring of experience is our ability to compare events and register any contrast or discrepancy between them acts of comparison continually occur in all active cognitive domains, .

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