Cognition Essay Topics

The Treatment of Shell Shock Victims

Thesis Statement: Shell shock is an epidemic that affects men during wartime and the treatment of shell shock victims varies widely; ranging from the use of disciplinary approach or practices up to the use of technological advancements such as the electro-shock treatment. Shell Shock refers to the psychological trauma caused by war to men. This… View Article

Eating Breakfast for Success

Abstract In this experiment, we will study the impact of breakfast on learning in school. Students in several classes will be surveyed on their breakfast eating habits and their personal test scores. It will be a one-time survey over the course of one test. Factors that will be put under consideration are the amount of… View Article

The Original Wason Card Selection Problem

For many years, the Wason card selection problem has proved useful for psychologists and other experts in the study of human reasoning and logical ability (Kahneman & Tversky 1982; Almor & Sloman 1996; Yama 2001; Fiddick, Cosmides, & Tooby 2000). One of the most popularly used tools in the assessment of the cognitive architecture of… View Article

The Relationship between Head Circumference and Recall of a List Words

ABSTRACT This laboratory experiment and report aims on identifying whether head circumference has a significant relationship with the recall of list of words. In this experiment, the researcher has asked 80 (68 females and 12 males) students to participate in the experiment and each were given a chance to memorise the 30 words provided by… View Article

Theory Assignment

Theories are abstractions from the real world to give and show the existing relationship between or among a variables or a given phenomenon. Thus, they are like map used in showing the direction of the known from the unknown. In social sciences, scholars had propounded diverse theories in explaining different social different situations. Thus, there… View Article

Theories Of Attention

I was working on a craft project at home when I ran out of buttons; I needed the buttons and rushed to the craft store where I bought the craft kit. I had glued all of the buttons in the scrapbook and since the book was too heavy to bring to the store I just… View Article

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy as Theoretical Orientation

From all the different types of Theoretical Orientation that emerged and evolved from the time of existence until this contemporary world, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy interests me more than the others. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy is one of the types of Theoretical Orientation from the field of Psychotherapy.             According to Thomas Richards, Director of the Social Anxiety Institute,… View Article

Thinking Styles and Decision Making

Levels of thinking differed from one person to another. Each thinking style is influenced by our mainstream society, how we think and develop perception on the material things happening in the surroundings. There are a lot of thinking styles that came into being since the time of old ancestors to the recent modern developers of… View Article

Thinking Styles

According to Harrison and Bramson, there are six thinking styles: analyst, synthesist, pragmatist, idealist, realist, and spiritually-guided. In this paper, I will analyze the last three. An idealist is typically concerned with value judgments. He looks at the world with inquiring eyes, asking about what is good for the people and society and believes in… View Article

Conceptual Cognition and Problem Solving Styles

The article “Thinking” found in the Northeastern University Website presents insights regarding conceptual cognition and problem solving skills. It claims that although people may have similar concepts, we differ from each other by our conceptual cognition and problem solving styles. To elaborate, the author cites how people define concepts. It shows that people have similar… View Article

Thinking And Decision Making Paper

            Although a buzz-word with an almost chameleon-like ability to change meaning depending upon context or professional field, metacognition is a concept that allows an increased understanding of processed thought, and theoretically allows for a greater degree of success regarding the fruition of such thought.  After all, the ability to monitor one’s own thought process… View Article

Phoneme Confusion

An understanding of why students often confuse the phonemes /b/ and /d/ begins with understanding the fundamental difference between a phoneme and a grapheme. The term “phoneme” refers to a basic sound found within a language, such as the sounds that are represented by the letters /b/ and /d/. The grapheme represents the actual symbol… View Article

Philosophy of the Mind

Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason Introduction The Critique is a treatise on metaphysics. Kant defines metaphysics as “a speculative cognition that is wholly isolated and rises entirely above being instructed by experience. It is a cognition through mere concepts (not, like mathematics, cognition through the application of concepts to intuition), so that here reason is… View Article

Cognitive Methods and Cognitive Theories

After reading the article, in my opinion this is an analysis of a professional issue? This article is basically a guide line of information for researchers and students, who have issues with understanding the cognitive process, how these methods interfere or contribute with our daily lives. The main purpose of this article is to explain… View Article

Bloom’s Taxonomy

Bloom believes that there are six cognitive levels that classifies thinking in cognitive levels, with each level being more complex than the previous one. Which means that the human brain has the capacity to do more than acquire and understand factual knowledge. Below are the six cognitive levels. 1. Creating Putting elements together to form… View Article