Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

analysis
a branch of mathematics involving calculus and the theory of limits; sequences and series and integration and differentiation
 
radiochemistry
the chemistry of radioactive substances
 
cut
the style in which a garment is cut
 
reminiscence
a mental impression retained and recalled from the past
 
haj
the fifth pillar of Islam is a pilgrimage to Mecca during the month of Dhu al-Hijja; at least once in a lifetime a Muslim is expected to make a religious journey to Mecca and the Kaaba
 
conditioned stimulus
the stimulus that is the occasion for a conditioned response
 
ology
an informal word (abstracted from words with this ending) for some unidentified branch of knowledge
 
superior skill
more than ordinary ability
 
stemmer
an algorithm for removing inflectional and derivational endings in order to reduce word forms to a common stem
 
detection
the perception that something has occurred or some state exists
 
Bravais lattice
a 3-dimensional geometric arrangement of the atoms or molecules or ions composing a crystal
 
psychometrika
any branch of psychology concerned with psychological measurements
 
uncertainty principle
(quantum theory) the theory that it is impossible to measure both energy and time (or position and momentum) completely accurately at the same time
 
age norm
the average age at which particular performances are expected to appear
 
contradistinction
a distinction drawn on the basis of contrast
 
unbelief
a rejection of belief
 
cosmology
the metaphysical study of the origin and nature of the universe
 
metallurgy
the science and technology of metals
 
religious trance
a trance induced by intense religious devotion; does not show reduced bodily functions that are typical of other trances
 
geology
a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks
 
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