Definition of Cognitive psychology

1. Noun. An approach to psychology that emphasizes internal mental processes.

Generic synonyms: Psychological Science, Psychology
Specialized synonyms: Memory, Problem Solving, Psycholinguistics
Group relationships: Cognitive Science

Definition of Cognitive psychology

1. Noun. (psychology) A branch of psychology that examines internal mental processes such as problem solving, memory, and language. ¹

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Medical Definition of Cognitive psychology

1. A branch of psychology that attempts to integrate into a whole the disparate knowledge from the subfields of perception, learning, memory, intelligence, and thinking. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cognitive Psychology

cognition disorder
cognitive content
cognitive disability
cognitive dissonance
cognitive dissonance theory
cognitive factor
cognitive laterality quotient
cognitive neuroscience
cognitive neuroscientist
cognitive operation
cognitive process
cognitive psychology (current term)
cognitive reappraisal
cognitive relativism
cognitive science
cognitive sciences
cognitive scientist
cognitive state
cognitive symptoms
cognitive therapy

Literary usage of Cognitive psychology

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New Everyday: Views on Ambient Intelligenceby Stefano Marzano by Stefano Marzano (2003)
"Despite such evidence, some have argued that cognitive psychology deals with scientific problems while Cognitive Engineering should deal with the problem of ..."

2. Useful Knowledge: The American Philosophical Society Millennium Program by Alexander G. Bearn, American Philosophical Society (1999)
"There Are Multiple Memory Systems in the Brain One of the major insights from the merger of neural science and cognitive psychology is the realization that ..."

3. Risk Assessment for Neurobehavioral Toxicity edited by Bernard Weiss, Jurg Elsner (1997)
"Neuropsychology has traditionally focused on tests to identify deficits due to pathology (6), while methods within cognitive psychology have been developed ..."

4. Cognitive Research On Response Error In Survey Questions On Smoking (1993)
"introduction Since, the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has been fostering interdisciplinary efforts between cognitive psychology and survey ..."

5. Schizophrenia, 1993: A Special Report edited by David Shore, Samuel J. Keith (1996)
"Advances in cognitive psychology, neuropsychology, and neuroscience now allow us to describe mechanisms of the cognitive dysfunctions typically observed in ..."

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