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English noun: cognitive operation

1. cognitive operation (cognition) (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents


SamplesThe process of thinking.
The cognitive operation of remembering.


Synonymscognitive process, mental process, operation, process


Broader (hypernym)cognition, knowledge, noesis


Narrower (hyponym)basic cognitive process, higher cognitive process


Domain categorypsychological science, psychology









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