Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

species
a specific kind of something
 
bio-assay
appraisal of the biological activity of a substance by testing its effect on an organism and comparing the result with some agreed standard
 
orientation
an integrated set of attitudes and beliefs
 
series
(mathematics) the sum of a finite or infinite sequence of expressions
 
diagonalisation
changing a square matrix to diagonal form (with all non-zero elements on the principal diagonal)
 
atomic theory
a theory of the structure of the atom
 
beginning
the first part or section of something
 
multiple correlation
a statistical technique that predicts values of one variable on the basis of two or more other variables
 
Presbyterianism
the doctrines and practices of the Presbyterian Church: based in Calvinism
 
personal memory
memory for episodes in your own life
 
rule
a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior
 
aversive stimulus
any negative stimulus to which an organism will learn to make a response that avoids it
 
navel-gazing
literally, the contemplation of one's navel, which is an idiom usually meaning complacent self-absorption
 
Arianism
heretical doctrine taught by Arius that asserted the radical primacy of the Father over the Son
 
Utopia
an imaginary place considered to be perfect or ideal
 
principle of equivalence
(physics) the principle that an observer has no way of distinguishing whether his laboratory is in a uniform gravitational field or is in an accelerated frame of reference
 
middle distance
the part of a scene between the foreground and the background
 
Shintoism
the ancient indigenous religion of Japan lacking formal dogma; characterized by a veneration of nature spirits and of ancestors
 
reconstruction
recall that is hypothesized to work by storing abstract features which are then used to construct the memory during recall
 
tissue typing
a series of diagnostic tests before an organ transplant to determine whether the tissues of a donor and recipient are compatible
 
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