Definition of Cognitive operation

1. Noun. (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents. "The cognitive operation of remembering"

Exact synonyms: Cognitive Process, Mental Process, Operation, Process
Generic synonyms: Cognition, Knowledge, Noesis
Specialized synonyms: Basic Cognitive Process, Higher Cognitive Process
Category relationships: Psychological Science, Psychology
Derivative terms: Operate



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cognitive Operation

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cognition
cognition disorder
cognitional
cognitions
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cognitive content
cognitive disability
cognitive dissonance
cognitive dissonance theory
cognitive factor
cognitive laterality quotient
cognitive neuroscience
cognitive neuroscientist
cognitive operation (current term)
cognitive process
cognitive psychology
cognitive reappraisal
cognitive relativism
cognitive science
cognitive sciences
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cognitive state
cognitive symptoms
cognitive therapy
cognitively
cognitivism
cognitivist
cognizable

Literary usage of Cognitive operation

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1. Psychology; an Introductory Study of the Structure and Function of Human by James Rowland Angell (1908)
"We have seen how the whole significance of the different stages in the cognitive operation is found in the devices which they represent to further the ..."

2. Studies in Humanism by Ferdinand Canning Scott Schiller (1907)
"And although any particular ' fact' can always be conceived as having been ' made' by a previous cognitive operation, this latter in its turn will always ..."

3. Essays on the Intellectual Powers of Man by Thomas Reid, William Hamilton (1854)
"With regard to the last, he thinks it possible, that, in another state, spirits may be an immediate * Every apprehensive, or strictly cognitive, operation ..."

4. A First Course in Philosophy by John Edward Russell (1913)
"Now in the cognitive operation there is no transcendence of experience, qua experience, but there is .brought about an altered, improved and more satisfying ..."

5. Pragmatism and the Problem of the Idea by John Thomas Driscoll (1915)
"Here is a difficulty, for " although any particular fact can always be conceived as having been made by a previous cognitive operation, this latter in its ..."

6. Outlines of Sociology by Frank Wilson Blackmar, John Lewis Gillin (1904)
"We have seen how the whole significance of the different stages in the cognitive operation is found in the devices which they represent to further the ..."

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