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Cognitive Psychology: The Science of How We Think
Cognitive psychology is the study of how we think, remember, decide, and perceive. Learn more about how we acquire, process, and store information.
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Cognitive Psychology - About.com
Cognitive psychology is an area that looks at "interior" states including thought, motivation, attention, problem-solving and decision-making. Explore some of the  ...
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Careers in Cognitive Psychology - Areas, Salary & More
Cognitive psychology is concerned with how people acquire, process and store information. Major areas of interest in cognitive psychology include language, ...
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What Is Social Cognition? - Psychology - About.com
Definition: Social cognition is a sub-topic of social psychology that focuses on how people process, store, and apply information about other people and social  ...
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What Is Cognition? - Psychology - About.com
Cognition refers to all of the mental activities that are involved in learning, remembering, and using knowledge.
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Cognitive Dissonance: Why Conflict Can Change ... - Psychology
Do you ever feel uncomfortable when your beliefs don't match up with reality? Psychologists refer to this phenomenon as cognitive dissonance.
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Cognitive Theories of Development - Psychology - About.com
Cognitive theories of development emphasize the role of mental processes such as thinking, recalling, and analyzing. Learn more about cognitive develop ...
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What Is Attention? (How Psychologists Define Attention) - Psychology
Attention is a concept studied in cognitive psychology that refers to how we actively process specific information present in our environment. As you are reading ...
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What Is a Cognitive Bias? - Psychology - About.com
Cognitive biases influence how we think and can lead to errors in decisions and judgments. How do these biases work? What impact do they have? Learn more.
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Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT): How Does It Work? - Psychology
Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) is a type of short-term treatment that can be highly ... derived from psychological models of human emotion and behaviour.
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