cognitive psychology


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cognitive psychology

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(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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This textbook teaches students the main topics of cognitive psychology through connections to everyday situations, as well as including methodologies in the field.
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The term cognitive psychology refers to a class of positions having certain general characteristics, although specific characteristics of instances of cognitive psychology may differ widely.
Thus, cognitive psychology concerns itself with how people perceive, understand, evaluate and think about their behaviors and thoughts.
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The Neurocognition of Dance is a text that reports on applications of key physical, neural, and cognitive principles of human motor learning as discussed by top scientists in the growing specialty of cognitive psychology of dance.
Learning and memory: A comprehensive reference: Cognitive psychology, published by New York: Elsevier.
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