Cognitive States: Definition & Examples


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Which of these is NOT an example of a cognitive state?

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1. What is cognition?

2. What is paramnesia?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Cognitive states vary greatly and have an important influence on cognition. This quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of cognition and the states that affect it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on examples and definitions of:

  • Cognitive states
  • Paramnesia
  • Cognition

Skills Practiced

These assets test the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define cognition and morbidity
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what constitutes a cognitive state
  • Knowledge application - use what you've learned to identify the cognitive state associated with memory

Additional Learning

To learn more about cognition, review the accompanying lesson titled Cognitive States: Definition & Examples. By the end of the lesson, you should be able to:

  • Define cognitive state
  • Define cognition
  • Identify and give examples of nine cognitive states