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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Cognitive psychology is quite naturally following in this same tradition.
THE INTEGRATION OF COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY WITH BRAIN SCIENCE
In fact, among physicians and policy-makers, there is likely to be widespread resistance to the conclusions of cognitive psychology applied to medical practice.
To demonstrate the connection between the behaviors seen and their potential impact on the rehabilitation counseling process, the following cognitive psychology terms have been paired with randomly selected descriptors (in parentheses), which represent behaviors assumed to be barriers in the rehabilitation counseling process.
For example, those who are conducting entrepreneurial cognition research engage in boundary-spanning exchange with those from other fields of study, such as leadership or cognitive psychology.
Theories of cognitive psychology are highly relevant to both these schools of thought, because these theories are informed judgments about how even the most well-motivated human decisionmakers make mistakes.
This volume will be of interest to scholars and students in relationship study, friendship, and ender, and is also appropriate for cognitive psychology, early childhood development, adolescence, and gerontology audiences.
Shakespeare's Brain specifically imports ideas from cognitive psychology for its play interpretations.
Several philosophers have tried to define innateness with the intention of making sense of its use in cognitive psychology.
One of the advantages of teaching a class dedicated to the applications, real and potential, of cognitive psychology is that there is never a lack of new material.
AA's twelve steps, as practiced, include elements of personality theory, cognitive psychology, psychoanalysis, behavior modification, learning theory, and probably others.
Halpern (1998) outlines a model for teaching critical-thinking skills that is grounded in research and theories of cognitive psychology.

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