Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

geochemistry
the chemistry of the earth's crust
 
coefficient of correlation
a statistic representing how closely two variables co-vary; it can vary from -1 (perfect negative correlation) through 0 (no correlation) to +1 (perfect positive correlation)
 
folklore
the unwritten lore (stories and proverbs and riddles and songs) of a culture
 
creed
any system of principles or beliefs
 
sleeping
the state of being asleep
 
stupefaction
marginal consciousness
 
retrospect
contemplation of things past
 
Archimedes' principle
(hydrostatics) the apparent loss in weight of a body immersed in a fluid is equal to the weight of the displaced fluid
 
suggestion
an idea that is suggested
 
promotion system
a system for advancing participants to higher-status positions
 
counter conditioning
conditioning in which a second incompatible response is conditioned to an already conditioned stimulus
 
methodological analysis
the branch of philosophy that analyzes the principles and procedures of inquiry in a particular discipline
 
killer
a difficulty that is hard to deal with
 
cytogenetics
the branch of biology that studies the cellular aspects of heredity (especially the chromosomes)
 
assimilation
the process of assimilating new ideas into an existing cognitive structure
 
tactics
the branch of military science dealing with detailed maneuvers to achieve objectives set by strategy
 
memory image
a mental image of something previously experienced
 
mind's eye
the imaging of remembered or invented scenes
 
closed book
something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained
 
ideological barrier
a barrier to cooperation or interaction resulting from conflicting ideologies
 
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