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cognition  


      n  
1    the mental act or process by which knowledge is acquired, including perception, intuition, and reasoning  
2    the knowledge that results from such an act or process  
     (C15: from Latin cognitio, from cognoscere from co- (intensive) + noscere to learn; see know)  
  cognitional      adj  
   cognitive             adj  


cognitive dissonance  
      n     (Psychol)   an uncomfortable mental state resulting from conflicting cognitions; usually resolved by changing some of the cognitions  
cognitive ethology  
      n   a branch of ethology concerned with the influence of conscious awareness and intention on the behaviour of an animal  
cognitive map  
      n     (Psychol)   a mental map of one's environment  
cognitive psychology  
      n   the psychological study of higher mental processes, including thinking and perception  
cognitive science  
      n   the scientific study of cognition, including elements of the traditional disciplines of philosophy, psychology, semantics, and linguistics, together with artificial intelligence and computer science  
cognitive therapy  
      n     (Psychol)   a form of psychotherapy in which the patient is encouraged to change the way he sees the world and himself: used particularly to treat depression  
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