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Definition of the noun cognitive operation
What does cognitive operation mean as a name of something?
- (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents
- example: the cognitive operation of remembering
- domain: psychological science / psychology
- lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
- synonyms of cognitive operation: cognitive process / mental process / operation / process
- more generic words: cognition / knowledge / noesis = the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning
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Neuroscience, Psychology, Artificial Intelligence, Linguistics, and Philosophy by Olivier Houdé, Daniel Kayser, Olivier Koenig, Director of Research at Fondation Pierre-Gilles de Gennes Pour La Recherche Joelle Proust, Joëlle Proust, François Rastier
To build a model of cognitive functioning, one must identify these processes and define how the appropriate subsystems are organized and interrelated in order to accomplish a given cognitive operation. The model thus describes a set of ...
by Dieter Wunderlich
According to the invariance assumption commonly accepted in functional neuroimaging, the mapping between a cognitive operation and its neural substrate is invariant, such that a specific cognitive function will be instantiated in the brain in ...
by Doris Schönefeld
lexical items with that of the construction, but is a result of "conceptual blending ": Conceptual blending - "blending" - is a general cognitive operation on a par with analogy, recursion, mental modeling, conceptual categorization, and framing .
by Louise Cummings
Blending theorists argue that this process of conceptual integration or blending is a general and basic cognitive operation, which is central to the way we think. VYVYAN EVANS See also: Cognitive anthropology; cognitive pragmatics; ...
A Dictionary of Stylistics (2014)
by Katie Wales
is seen as a basic cognitive operation for creating new meanings: a kind of conceptual integration: hence conceptual integration or blending theory, or even mental spaces and conceptual integration (MSCI). It can be most obviously seen in ...
by Franz Pochhacker
is a cognitive operation based on ( nonverbal) sense, the purpose of which is to convey speakers' messages to listeners who do not understand the original language. IT, sometimes called the ...
Encyclopedia of Sleep and Dreams: The Evolution, Function, Nature, and Mysteries of Slumber [2 volumes] (2012)
The Evolution, Function, Nature, and Mysteries of Slumber by Deirdre Barrett, Patrick McNamara Ph.D.
Instead they are the special creative products ofa special cognitive operation that engages most fully when we are in REM. The involuntary nature ofthe dreaming process may be related to these specialized cognitive creations of REM sleep.
by Norbert M. Seel
Maturational approach: According to this perspective, the emerging ability to perform a cognitive operation is associated with a brain region “coming online.” The maturational approach is closely related to nativist perspective, according to ...
by Neil J. Salkind
As a result, explicitly modeling the cognitive operation involved in answering specific item types has blossomed as a means of evaluating construct validity, at least in areas in which the underlying cognitive mechanisms are well understood.
by Steven R. Pritzker
One way distributed reasoning works is for one scientist to perform one type of cognitive process such as an induction and another scientist performed another cognitive operation such as a deduction to build a new theory or model. Sometimes ...
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