Cognition: Theory, Overview


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When we use the term cognition, we generally referring to what?

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1. Cognition involves which of the following?

2. Cognitive theory involves the study of _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Cognitive theory refers to how humans process information through perception, attention, and memory. The interactive quiz may test you on what cognition is and how it works. Study the printable worksheet to find the answers to the attached questions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • What the term cognition refers to
  • Which three subjects cognition involves
  • The two processes that are performed when the mind receives information
  • What process of cognition refers to the selection, organizing and interpreting of stimuli

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on cognition theory
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as perception, attention, and memory
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how human minds process information

Additional Learning

To learn more about how the human mind processes information, review the corresponding lesson on cognition theory. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Defines what cognition is
  • Identifies what cognition theory is
  • Distinguishes the three different aspects of cognition
  • Provides different examples of cognition