Cognitive Psychology

Cognitive Psychology is the study of how the higher mental processes (language, perception, memory, attention, thinking, problem solving, etc.) develop and are used. This can be the study of how children acquire and learn to use language to communicate, how people learn skills to solve problems through mathematics, space perception and mechanical reasoning, how humans use and develop attention span and memory, etc. as well as how these skills and perceptions can be taught or expanded.

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