Cognition is that process of the brain that helps you understand, acknowledge, and comprehend various tits and bits of information. The information is thus stored in your brain by the process including, but not limited to knowing, remembering, judging, and problem solving. In this blog, we are going to know what is cognition, and the types of cognitive process.
The branch of psychology that deals with the understanding, functioning and analysis of the cognitive part of the brain is known as Cognitive Psychology. So basically, the study of the branch of Cognition part of the brain is known as Cognitive Psychology.
The types of Cognitive Processes that exist are:
So, these are the different types of Cognitive Processes. These Cognitive Processes when functioning together and properly help a human make informed decisions about various aspects of life.
The cognitive processes are ever growing and it is a continuous process. No matter whether you are simply sitting, or reading a newspaper, your cognitive process are working at the very same time. It can be a case that at one point of time, more than two cognitive processes are taking place. It may be difficult for you to practice if you are not well trained (mentally). But, there are some people who have been practicing this via meditation.
The cognitive process depends on various factors like genetics, one’s own views and perception of life, and more. We can’t change or alter out genetics as of now (without severely damaging ourselves). But, there are certain things which we can do to improve our cognitive process.
So, these are the cognitive processes, and the way they function in the human body. For more information on cognition, the psychologies related to it, and more, do follow VISS.