What is Cognitive Psychology? - Definition & Theories


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Rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT) was developed by:

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1. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of cognitive psychology?

2. Choose the best definition of cognitive psychology from the following:

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to understand cognitive psychology with this quiz and worksheet combo. Quiz questions assess your knowledge of the various cognitive behavioral theories that psychological professionals use.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Founder of Rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT)
  • Characteristics of cognitive psychology
  • Define cognitive psychology
  • Cognitive behavior modification
  • Aaron Beck's approach to cognitive therapy

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 cognitive psychology lesson
  • Defining key concepts- ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as rational emotive behavior therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about cognitive psychology

Additional Learning

To review concepts related to cognitive psychology, read through the brief lesson called What is Cognitive Psychology? Definition & Theories. This lesson will help you:

  • Compare and contrast the different cognitive theory theories such as cognitive therapy, cognitive behavior therapy, and rational emotive behavior therapy
  • Explain what cognitive distortions are
  • Learn the ABC framework