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In [[cognitive psychology]], '''cognitions''' are the psychological, mental experiences that are the basis of our [[knowledge]] about the world and are the content of [[awareness]] and [[consciousness]].
   
:''For the journal of the same name, see [[Cognition (journal)]]''
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Cognitions include:
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*[[Altered states of consciousness]]
'''Cognitions''' (Latin, ''cogito'': to think) are the contents of [[cognitive processes]]) such as [[thinking]] and [[fantasy]] [[memory]], [[attention]], [[perception]], etc. They include:
 
 
 
 
*[[Attitudes]]
 
*[[Attitudes]]
 
*[[Beliefs]]
 
*[[Beliefs]]
 
*[[Concepts]]
 
*[[Concepts]]
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*[[Confusion]]
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*[[Conceptual imagery]]
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*[[Consciousness states]]
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*[[Delusions]]
 
*[[Expectations]]
 
*[[Expectations]]
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*[[False beliefs]]
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*[[Fantasies (thought disturbances)|Fantasies]]
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*[[Hallucinations]]
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*[[Ideas]]
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*[[Imagery]]
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**[[Auditory imagery]]
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**[[Motor imagery]]
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**[[Visual imagery]]
 
*[[Irrational beliefs]]
 
*[[Irrational beliefs]]
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*[[Mental images]]
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*[[Thoughts]]
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Cognitions are the products the process of [[cognition]] and arise as the result of the activity of the large number of [[cognitive processes]] that include:
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*[[Apperception]]
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*[[Attention]]
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*[[Comprehension]]
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*[[Decision making]]
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*[[Judgement]]
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*[[Memory]]
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*[[Learning]]
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*[[Perception]]
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*[[Reasoning]]
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*[[Problem solving]]
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==See also==
 
==See also==
* [[Cognitive science]]
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* [[Animal cognition]]
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* [[Cognitive bias]]
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* [[Cognitive dissonance]]
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* [[Cognitive linguistics]]
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* [[Cognitive measures]]
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* [[Cognitive module]]
 
* [[Cognitive psychology]]
 
* [[Cognitive psychology]]
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* [[Cognitive science]]
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* [[Cognitive space]]
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* [[Cognitive style]]
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* [[Comparative Cognition]]
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* [[Consciousness]]
 
* [[Embodied cognition]]
 
* [[Embodied cognition]]
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* [[Epigenetics in psychology]]
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* [[Functional neuroimaging]]
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* [[Gestalt psychology]]
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* [[Goal orientation]]
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* [[Group cognition]]
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* [[Holonomic brain theory]]
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* [[Ideasthesia]]
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* [[Intentionality]]
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* [[List of cognitive scientists]]
 
* [[Mind]]
 
* [[Mind]]
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* [[Molecular Cellular Cognition]]
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* [[Numerical cognition]]
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* [[Personal knowledge management]]
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* [[Philosophy of mind]]
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* [[Piaget's theory of cognitive development]]
 
* [[Rumination (cognitive process)|Rumination]]
 
* [[Rumination (cognitive process)|Rumination]]
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* [[Santiago theory of cognition]]
 
* [[Schema]]
 
* [[Schema]]
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* [[Self awareness]]
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* [[Situated cognition]]
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* [[Social cognition]]
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* [[Spatial Cognition]]
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* [[Theory of cognitive development]]
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* [[Theory of mind]]
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* [[Thought suppression]]
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* [[Wason selection task]]
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==References & Bibliography==
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==References==
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{{reflist}}
   
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==Further reading==
 
==Key texts==
 
==Key texts==
 
===Books===
 
===Books===
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* {{cite book |last=Coren |first=Stanley |coauthors=Lawrence M. Ward, James T. Enns |title=Sensation and Perception |publisher=[[Harcourt Brace]] |year=1999 |page=9 |isbn= 0-470-00226-3}}
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* Lycan, W.G., (ed.). (1999). ''Mind and Cognition: An Anthology'', 2nd Edition. Malden, Mass: Blackwell Publishers, Inc.
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* {{Cite book |title=What Intelligence Tests Miss: The Psychology of Rational Thought |last=Stanovich |first=Keith |authorlink= |year=2009 |publisher=Yale University Press |location=New Haven (CT) |isbn=978-0-300-12385-2 |laysummary=http://web.mac.com/kstanovich/iWeb/Site/YUP_Reviews_files/TICS_review.pdf |laydate=21 November 2010 }}
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===Papers===
 
===Papers===
 
 
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== External links ==
 
== External links ==
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* [http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/505626/description#description ''Cognition''] An international journal publishing theoretical and experimental papers on the study of the mind.
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* [http://www.hum.uva.nl/mmm/ Information on music cognition, University of Amsterdam]
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* [http://www.cognitie.nl/ Cognitie.NL] Information on cognition research, Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) and [[University of Amsterdam]] (UvA)
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* Emotional and Decision Making Lab, Carnegie Mellon, [http://computing.hss.cmu.edu/lernerlab/home.php EDM Lab]
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* [http://news.softpedia.com/news/The-Limits-of-Human-Cognition-37388.shtml The Limits of Human Cognition] - an article describing the evolution of mammals' cognitive abilities
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* [http://www.physorg.com/news194023346.html Half-heard phone conversations reduce cognitive performance]
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* [http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=the-limits-of-intelligence The limits of intelligence] Douglas Fox, ''[[Scientific American]]'', 14 June 14, 2011.
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In cognitive psychology, cognitions are the psychological, mental experiences that are the basis of our knowledge about the world and are the content of awareness and consciousness.

Cognitions include:

Cognitions are the products the process of cognition and arise as the result of the activity of the large number of cognitive processes that include:


See alsoEdit


ReferencesEdit

Further readingEdit

Key textsEdit

BooksEdit

  • Coren, Stanley; Lawrence M. Ward, James T. Enns (1999). Sensation and Perception, Harcourt Brace.
  • Lycan, W.G., (ed.). (1999). Mind and Cognition: An Anthology, 2nd Edition. Malden, Mass: Blackwell Publishers, Inc.
  • Stanovich, Keith (2009). What Intelligence Tests Miss: The Psychology of Rational Thought, New Haven (CT): Yale University Press.

PapersEdit

Additional materialEdit

BooksEdit

PapersEdit

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