Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

rheology
the branch of physics that studies the deformation and flow of matter
 
English
the discipline that studies the English language and literature
 
education
the gradual process of acquiring knowledge
 
germ theory
(medicine) the theory that all contagious diseases are caused by microorganisms
 
foretaste
an early limited awareness of something yet to occur
 
technology
the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems
 
language learning
learning to use a language
 
personal matters
matters of personal concern
 
cloze procedure
a test for diagnosing reading ability; words are deleted from a prose passage and the reader is required to fill in the blanks
 
dream
a series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep
 
natural history
the scientific study of plants or animals (more observational than experimental) usually published in popular magazines rather than in academic journals
 
centre
the object upon which interest and attention focuses
 
Queckenstedt's test
a test to determine whether there is a blockage of the spinal canal
 
like
a kind of person
 
strain
the general meaning or substance of an utterance
 
prophecy
knowledge of the future (usually said to be obtained from a divine source)
 
mining geology
the branch of economic geology that deals with the applications of geology to mining
 
Christology
the branch of theology concerned with the person and attributes and deeds of Christ
 
Vaishnavism
worship of Vishnu one of the 3 chief gods of the Hindu pantheon
 
aspect
a distinct feature or element in a problem
 
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