Essays Tagged: "Cognition"

Cogniton and Marxism

Practical CognitionTheories of Knowledge (Karl Marx)In his early years of writing, Karl Marx's ideas were simi ... tism, especially his ideas about epistemology. He defines truth in a pragmatic fashion and explains cognition in terms of practical needs of the human being. While some of his ideas were not followed ... uable ideas which can be viewed as furthering pragmatism as a respectable philosophy. His theory of cognition states that cognition is a biological function of the human which is used as a tool for hi ...

(3 pages) 91 0 3.6 Mar/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Human Perception, An intimate look into the most intriguing aspect of modern psychology

sationb: Physical sensation interpreted in the light of experience2 a : quick, acute, and intuitive cognition : APPRECIATIONb : capacity for comprehensionPerception. As hard as it is to define it, it ... sationb: Physical sensation interpreted in the light of experience2 a : quick, acute, and intuitive cognition : APPRECIATIONb : capacity for comprehensionPerception. As hard as it is to define it, it ...

(9 pages) 316 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Sensation & Perception

Hour of a Story, an interpretation of the short story-Story of an Hour

Hour of a StoryWhen people with a low need for cognition read The Story of an Hour, they may think that Mrs. Mallard's death was the result of a he ...

(2 pages) 256 0 3.8 Jul/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Current issues of debate about marijuana laws and interest in marijuana as medicine

f more specific deficits. Recent studies with improved methods however have demonstrated changes in cognition and brain function associated with long-term or frequent use of cannabis. Specific impairm ...

(2 pages) 87 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Type of motivation used in the novel Ordinary People, by Judith Guest

bster, is "a need or desire that causes a person to act." Behavior reflects many influences besides cognition. For example, external forces have the ability to dictate a person's behavior. Plato belie ...

(3 pages) 62 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Mind-body problem in Descartes Meditations

Many people have tried to explain and interpret cognition over time. One of the earliest such philosophers was Descartes. He wrote many works on the ... our intuition and if one piece is out of place or is a weak idea, then all of the layers of higher cognition may be faulty as well because of a poor interpretation of the symbols presented. The Symbo ...

(6 pages) 128 0 2.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Cognitive information processing.

ng to Solso (2001) there are three basic assumptions with regards to information processing model:1.Cognition can be understood by analyzing it into a series of (mostly) sequential stages.2. At each s ... Such techniques that have been investigated are MRI, PET, EEG, and show not only the structures of cognition but also the process involved (Solso, 2001).It is a combination to these two sciences that ...

(1 pages) 133 0 0.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Alzheimer's Disease.

aseAlzheimer's Disease (AD) is a chronic, degenerative disease that is characterized by the loss of cognition. AD that occurs before the age of 60 is known as pre-senile dementia. If AD occurs after t ...

(2 pages) 79 1 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

This is a 5 minute long essay on the The importance of studying foreign languages. It deals with importance of studying languages for future jobs. This speech includes an outline. And a refrence.

cation in general: it is regarded by some linguists as a form of knowledge, that is , of thought or cognition.Languages can be studied from at least two points of view: its use or its structure. Langu ...

(3 pages) 232 0 4.2 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Important truths begin as outrageous, or at least uncomfortable, attacks upon the accepted wisdom of the time.

at kind of role does it play when come into being. Truth, is a maverick, he has a different idea or cognition. Truth, is an unconventional creature, he insist his rightfulness and correctness. Truth, ...

(2 pages) 54 2 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

MASLOW: toward a psych. of being

of an advanced and true 'self'. Moreover, Maslow discusses the meanings of growth, motivation, and cognition. He expresses the potential in human beings to be loving, noble, and creative. He introduc ...

(2 pages) 79 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Artificial Intelligence What is Artificial Intelligence (A.I.)? Strong and Weak A.I. The Turing Test Branches of A.I.

with Computer Science, but it has many important links with other fields such as Maths, Psychology, Cognition, Biology and Philosophy, among many others.Strong and Weak A.I.Artificial Intelligence is ... features can be added to computers to make them more useful tools; that machines can simulate human cognition, in other words act as if they are intelligent. This has already started to happen, for ex ...

(2 pages) 122 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence

Does psychology tell us more about ourselves than 'common sense'? 1,683 words.

cover almost any situation."Psychologists study processes of sense perception, thinking, learning, cognition, emotions and motivations, personality, abnormal behaviour, interactions between individua ...

(7 pages) 134 1 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Effects of the Wording of a Question on Memory and Response

terpretation of the meaning.According to Robert Baron (2001), the term "memory" is defined as, "Our cognition system for storing and retrieving information, which allows us to remember the past, retai ...

(7 pages) 66 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays


Half-full or half-empty? Cognition and depression.IntroductionThe etiology of depression can be illustrated from biological d ... ors of depression. This essay will present and explain mechanisms of depression through a series of cognition studies and theories, among them are Beck's cognitive theory of depression, Young's Early ... e schemata or thoughts. Wenzalaff, Wegner & Klein (1991) suggest that an important link between cognition and emotion by the reaction model. They claim that people are more likely to try to suppre ...

(12 pages) 589 0 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

Nature of Logic and Perception

s of perceptual organization is organizing raw sensory stimuli into meaningful experiences involves cognition, a set of mental activities that includes thinking, knowing, and remembering. Knowledge an ...

(4 pages) 218 0 2.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

A critical summary of the concept of emotional intelligence

ne in any exact way."For many years the study of intelligence focused mainly on the adaptive use of cognition, the publication of the book by Goleman 1995, 'Emotional Intelligence', made popular the n ...

(3 pages) 406 4 4.6 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Bilingualism and its effects on Cognition, Education and Proficiency in children.

Introduction:The aim of this paper is to focus on the relationship of cognition, education and proficiency between first (L1) and second language (L2) in bilingual childr ...

(9 pages) 246 0 4.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

The Correlation Between Schizophrenia and Suicide

gists understand a lot about this disease and the way it works. "Its main symptoms are disorders of cognition, social withdrawal, disruption of emotional response, and in many cases, the construction ...

(3 pages) 47 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Using DNA as a starting point, do you believe there are limits to the knowledge people should acquire? Defend your answer.

ny psychological limits in the areas of memory, perception, attention, concentration, volition, and cognition. There is a functional hierarchy of knowledge where there is a glass ceiling and glass flo ...

(5 pages) 33 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology