cognitive state

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Noun1.cognitive state - the state of a person's cognitive processes
interestedness - the state of being interested
amnesia, memory loss, blackout - partial or total loss of memory; "he has a total blackout for events of the evening"
paramnesia - (psychiatry) a disorder of memory in which dreams or fantasies are confused with reality
readiness, set - (psychology) being temporarily ready to respond in a particular way; "the subjects' set led them to solve problems the familiar way and to overlook the simpler solution"; "his instructions deliberately gave them the wrong set"
ivory tower - a state of mind that is discussed as if it were a place; "he lived in the ivory tower of speculation"; "they viewed universities as ivory towers"
consciousness - an alert cognitive state in which you are aware of yourself and your situation; "he lost consciousness"
unconsciousness - a state lacking normal awareness of the self or environment
subconsciousness - a state of mind not immediately available to consciousness
curiosity, wonder - a state in which you want to learn more about something
confusedness, disarray, mental confusion, muddiness, confusion - a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior; "a confusion of impressions"
certainty - the state of being certain; "his certainty reassured the others"
doubt, doubtfulness, dubiety, dubiousness, incertitude, uncertainty - the state of being unsure of something
morbidness, morbidity - an abnormally gloomy or unhealthy state of mind; "his fear of being alone verges on morbidity"
preoccupancy, preoccupation, engrossment, absorption - the mental state of being preoccupied by something
inwardness - preoccupation especially with one's attitudes and ethical or ideological values; "the sensitiveness of James's characters, their seeming inwardness"; "inwardness is what an Englishman quite simply has, painlessly, as a birthright"
outwardness - concern with outward things or material objects as opposed to the mind and spirit; "what is the origin of the outwardness of our sensations of sound, smell, or taste"; "an abstract conception with feelings of reality and spatial outwardness attached to it"
mental condition, mental state, psychological condition, psychological state - (psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic; "a manic state"
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They found daydreaming to be an important cognitive state in which one may unconsciously turn one's attention from immediate tasks to sort through important problems.
The technology underlying T- TIDES results from a program called Improving Warfighter Information Intake Under Stress, where cognitive state gauges reported an operator's cerebral electrical activity, blood oxygenation, heart rate, skin conductance, and pupil dilation to monitor cognitive activity in real time.
In all three MANOVA's, the independent variable was two levels of game outcome (win/loss), and the multivariate dependent variables were cognitive state anxiety, somatic state anxiety, and self-confidence as measured by the ARS-2.
04), as measured by the Mini-Mental State Exam, which grades the cognitive state of patients.
Through PACE, the system will use those responses to determine the operator's cognitive state.
In developing a short version of the CSAI-2, the authors had in mind a perceived exertion-like scale (Borg, 1973, 1982) in which subjects would rate themselves relative to a single statement of somatic or cognitive state anxiety, as opposed to a set of items.
Multidimensional theory posits that a distinction needs to be made between cognitive state anxiety and somatic state anxiety, and that their relative independence warrants separate measurement (Martens, Burton, Vealey, Bump, & Smith, 1990).
who creates computer-based tests measuring cognitive state, today announced that they will provide the software at no charge to 20,000 U.
1990) and was designed within a single statement format to assess precompetitive cognitive state anxiety, somatic state anxiety, and self-confidence.
In this paper, I argue that scholars have misinterpreted Plato's epistemology in Republic 5 by confusing Plato's discussion of cognitive powers with contemporary epistemology's focus on knowledge as a cognitive state.
Data collected from this system will be used to determine in real-time if a given soldier is in a cognitive state that could compromise his or her safety in battle, as well as the ability to make optimal decisions.

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