cognitive factor

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Noun1.cognitive factor - something immaterial (as a circumstance or influence) that contributes to producing a result
cognition, knowledge, noesis - the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning
divine guidance, inspiration - (theology) a special influence of a divinity on the minds of human beings; "they believe that the books of Scripture were written under divine guidance"
difficulty - a factor causing trouble in achieving a positive result or tending to produce a negative result; "serious difficulties were encountered in obtaining a pure reagent"
causal factor, determinant, determining factor, determinative, determiner - a determining or causal element or factor; "education is an important determinant of one's outlook on life"
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By using this process, one can determine the relative importance of different job attributes for different levels of occupations (e.g., the cognitive factor may be more important for professional occupations while psychomotor functioning may be more important for unskilled occupations) and decide upon the priority for which job attributes should be evaluated in the job matching process.
Our empirical results demonstrated the significant role of each cognitive factor in determining each intention for sustainable tourism behavior.
Reliability increased when compared to that of the former study (cognitive factor, [alpha]=.83; behavioral factor [alpha]=.75; total scale [alpha]=.76).
For speakers of English as both L1 and L2, the cognitive factor of the focus of attention while reading (criteria of word choice) appeared influential because there was a statistically significant effect of this factor on the test scores [F(3, 85) = 2.85; p = .042), and the effect size was moderate (eta squared = .09).
Researchers found cognitive factor of test anxiety consistently associated with decreased performance (Hembree, 1988).
Similar to other research that has shown academic cheating to be the result of a cognitive/motivational process (Anderman et al., 1998; Murdock et al., 2001; Murdock et al., 2004), wherein students' motivation to cheat is linked to contextual as well as personal factors, home-school dissonance may facilitate in students' decisions to cheat specifically by being associated with an increase or decrease of some academically relevant cognitive factor. That is, homeschool dissonance "does" something to the middle school student, specifically through its association with cognitive factors germane to his or her school performance.
Over the 1-year follow-up period there was a deterioration (compared to the result at the end of the 1-month treatment) in all 5 measures in the control group and in 2 of the 5 measures (the positive factor and cognitive factor) in the intervention group.
The correlation between the cognitive factor and the physical factor was .21.
As such, if the factors of the SAI do indeed respond differently, the cognitive factor would mirror the perception of threat, while the somatic factor would mirror the ergogenic demands of the exercise stimulus.
In chapter 5, which deals with "spatiality and context," the author discusses the "importance of spatial context as a creative and cognitive factor in the development of social interaction and effective storytelling." He illustrates this in what he calls "Jeremiah, the Written Word, and Linked Zones of Communication" (pp.
if a skill had a loading of .80 on the cognitive factor and .30 on the technical factor, the loading of .80 is recorded in the table).
Use of the cognitive factor scores alone to classify accuracy greatly improves the correct classification rate to 88.33% (panel B).

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