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cognitive psychology

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noun
  1. the branch of psychology studying the mental processes involved in perception, learning, memory, and reasoning.
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Origin of cognitive psychology

First recorded in 1945–50
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cognitive psychology

noun
  1. the psychological study of higher mental processes, including thinking and perception
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