Cognitive psychology

2017-07-30T23:05:47+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Embodied cognition, Cognitive therapy, Gestalt psychology, Less-is-better effect, Cognitive dissonance, Socratic method, Psychophysics, Retrieval-induced forgetting, Wolfgang Prinz, Cat intelligence, International Association for the Cognitive Science of Religion flashcards Cognitive psychology
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  • Embodied cognition
    Embodied cognition is the belief that many features of human, or other types of, cognition are shaped by aspects of the body beyond the brain.
  • Cognitive therapy
    Cognitive therapy (CT) is a type of psychotherapy developed by American psychiatrist Aaron T.
  • Gestalt psychology
    Gestalt psychology or gestaltism (German: Gestalt [ɡəˈʃtalt] "shape, form") is a theory of mind of the Berlin School of experimental psychology.
  • Less-is-better effect
    The less-is-better effect is a type of preference reversal that occurs when the lesser or smaller alternative of a proposition is preferred when evaluated separately, but not evaluated together.
  • Cognitive dissonance
    In psychology, cognitive dissonance is the mental stress or discomfort experienced by an individual who holds two or more contradictory beliefs, ideas, or values at the same time; performs an action that is contradictory to their beliefs, ideas, or values; or is confronted by new information that conflicts with existing beliefs, ideas or values.
  • Socratic method
    Socratic method, also known as maieutics, method of elenchus, elenctic method, or Socratic debate, is a form of cooperative argumentative dialogue between individuals, based on asking and answering questions to stimulate critical thinking and to draw out ideas and underlying presumptions.
  • Psychophysics
    Psychophysics quantitatively investigates the relationship between physical stimuli and the sensations and perceptions they produce.
  • Retrieval-induced forgetting
    Retrieval-induced forgetting (or RIF) is a memory phenomenon where remembering causes forgetting of other information in memory.
  • Wolfgang Prinz
    Wolfgang Prinz is director of the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig, Germany, and an internationally recognized expert in experimental psychology, cognitive psychology and philosophy of mind.
  • Cat intelligence
    Cat intelligence is the capacity of the domesticated cat to learn, solve problems, and adapt to its environment.
  • International Association for the Cognitive Science of Religion
    The International Association for the Cognitive Science of Religion (IACSR), founded in 2006, is a scholarly association dedicated to the promotion of the Cognitive Science of Religion.