13 notes tagged with "cognition"

Conceptual Metaphor Theory

Conceptual Metaphor Theory: Abstract concepts are metaphorically understood. Eg. "Affection"(Abstract concept) is understood in terms of…

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Published on 26th December, 2020

Dunning–Kruger Effect

Dunning–Kruger effect is a cognitive bias in which people with low ability at a task overestimate their ability. People who don't know much…

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Published on 5th January, 2021

Embodied cognition

The mind is not only connected to the body but that the body influences the mind (in a way that the two always have to be considered…

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Published on 26th December, 2020

Embodiment and Human Nature

Embodiment and Human Nature Context Embodied cognition, the idea that the mind is not only connected to the body but that the body…

Tagged with: #psychology, #philosophy, #cognition, #literature-notes

Published on 26th December, 2020

Feelings are noisy signals

Feelings are noisy signals about met & unmet needs (In Control Theory, "noisy" means "imperfect", not "loud".) Source

Tagged with: #emotion, #psychology, #cognition, #permanent-notes

Published on 7th January, 2021

Flaws in Human Thinking

Wishful thinking: Prioritize information that puts yourself in a good light - and ignore the distressing aspects. Conservatism: Difficulty…

Tagged with: #litrature-notes, #cognition, #meta-cognition, #psychology

Published on 13th April, 2021

Impact of Metaphor Thinking

Issues that come with Metaphorical Thinking idea in Conceptual Metaphor Theory We overlook the metaphorical nature of our understanding…

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Published on 26th December, 2020

Mere-Exposure Effect

Psychological phenomenon by which people tend to develop a preference for things merely because they are familiar with them. Doing something…

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Published on 5th January, 2021

Religion, a mode of knowing

Religious thinking is embedded in our cognitive process - its a mode of knowing. Has Science made Religion Useless?

Tagged with: #permanent-notes, #religion, #behavior, #cognition

Published on 13th April, 2021

Anthropology

Anthropology is the study of humanity. It asks the same questions philosophers have asked about humans(Why language? What is morality? etc…

Tagged with: #permanent-notes, #anthropology, #society, #cognition, #philosophy

Published on 19th April, 2021

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