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'''Cognitive processes''' (aka '''mental functions''' or '''[[Mental operations]]''' ) are terms often used interchangeably (although not always correctly so, the term ''cognitive'' tends to have specific implications - see [[cognitive]], [[cognition]] and [[cognitivism]]) which indicate such functions or processes as
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'''Cognitive processes''' (aka '''mental functions''' or '''[[Mental operations]]''' ) are terms often used interchangeably (although not always correctly so, the term ''cognitive'' tends to have specific implications - see [[cognitive]], [[cognition]] and [[cognitivism]]) which highlight such functions as:
   
 
*[[Attention]]
 
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* [[Concentration]]
 
* [[Concentration]]
 
* [[Concept formation]]
 
* [[Concept formation]]
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* [[Conceptual blending]]
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* [[Creativity]]
 
* [[Day dreaming]]
 
* [[Day dreaming]]
 
* [[Decision making]]
 
* [[Decision making]]
 
* [[Defence mechanisms]]
 
* [[Defence mechanisms]]
 
* [[Fantasy]]
 
* [[Fantasy]]
* [[Ideation]]
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* [[Ideation (idea generation)|Ideation]]
 
* [[Imagination]]
 
* [[Imagination]]
 
* [[Introspection]]
 
* [[Introspection]]
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* [[Thought suppression]]
 
* [[Thought suppression]]
 
* [[Transposition (cognition)|Transposition]]
 
* [[Transposition (cognition)|Transposition]]
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* [[Vigilance]]
 
* [[Volition]]
 
* [[Volition]]
   
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* [[Cognitive style]]
 
* [[Cognitive style]]
 
* [[Conceptual tempo]]
 
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* [[Confabulation]]
 
* [[Conflict resolution]]
 
* [[Conflict resolution]]
 
* [[Connectionism]]
 
* [[Connectionism]]

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Cognitive processes (aka mental functions or Mental operations ) are terms often used interchangeably (although not always correctly so, the term cognitive tends to have specific implications - see cognitive, cognition and cognitivism) which highlight such functions as:


So cognitive processes are those involved in cognition, the acquisition, processing and use of knowledge and information.

Further processes include:

These processes give rise to cognitions, the products of cognition, which include:

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