cognitive psychology


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cog·ni·tive psy·chol·o·gy

a branch of psychology that attempts to integrate into a whole the disparate knowledge from the subfields of perception, learning, memory, intelligence, and thinking.

cognitive psychology

the study of the development of thought, language, and intelligence in humans.

cognitive psychology

The study of the processes of reasoning and decision making.
See also: psychology
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