Flashcards in Vocabulary - cognition Deck (80)
Pertaining to a sophist or sophistry. Fallacious, misleading or incorrect in logic or reasoning, especially intentionally
syncretism, syncretic (adj), syncretistic (adj)
reconciling different beliefs
puzzling [enigma (n)]
Apparently; appearing as such but not necessarily so; pretended.
difficult to find, catch, or achieve -- baffling or difficult to recall
having or showing an ability to think clearly and to understand what is not obvious or simple about something. : very strong and sensitive : highly developed
1. : cryptic, abstruse, ambiguous, obscure; 2. oval, egg-shaped, elliptic
conformity to facts; accuracy
Taken for granted; understood without being explicitly stated; not put into words.
the quality of being clever, original, and inventive.
circumspect, -ction (n)
cautious; heedful of potential consequences
Seemingly reasonable but actually incorrect; intentionally misleading.
one's range of knowledge or sight
a daydream; abstracted musing
voluptuous, voluptary (n)
1. giving, characterized by, or suggesting ample, unrestrained pleasure to the senses. 2. devoted to or indulging in sensual pleasures; directed toward or anticipating sensual pleasure; arising from or contributing to the satisfaction of sensuous or sensual desires.
1. lacking quickness of perception or intellect; characterized by a lack of intelligence or sensitivity; not distinctly felt. 2. not sharp, pointed, or acute in form; blunt.
the appearance of truth; the quality of seeming to be true (adj=verisimilar)
cognitive, relating to learning, or involving knowledge; The monk’s epistemic dissertation was an engaging study of New Testament beliefs.
learning through trial-and-error or problem solving; enabling a person to discover or learn something for themselves
metacognition (n), -tive (adj)
higher order thinking which involves active control over the cognitive processes engaged in learning. Activities such as planning how to approach a given learning task, monitoring comprehension, and evaluating progress toward the completion of a task are metacognitive in nature.
branch of science concerned with things as they are perceived; not directly derived from theory
1. Care and foresight in the management of resources, planning for the future.
having keenness and forcefulness and penetration in thought, expression, or intellect
It is a cognitive process by which the brain gives meaning to musical sounds. In essence, audiation of music is analogous to thinking in a language. The term audiation should not be confused with audition, the mere perception of sound
of or relating to the sense of touch, in particular relating to the perception and manipulation of objects using the senses of touch and proprioception.
plain; clear; obvious
by that very fact or act : as an inevitable result