cognitive psychology

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cognitive psychology

n
(Psychology) the psychological study of higher mental processes, including thinking and perception
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Noun1.cognitive psychology - an approach to psychology that emphasizes internal mental processes
psychological science, psychology - the science of mental life
memory - the area of cognitive psychology that studies memory processes; "he taught a graduate course on learning and memory"
problem solving - the area of cognitive psychology that studies the processes involved in solving problems
psycholinguistics - the branch of cognitive psychology that studies the psychological basis of linguistic competence and performance
cognitive science - the field of science concerned with cognition; includes parts of cognitive psychology and linguistics and computer science and cognitive neuroscience and philosophy of mind
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