Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

cytology
the branch of biology that studies the structure and function of cells
 
Hobson's choice
the choice of taking what is offered or nothing at all
 
aesthetics
(art) the branch of philosophy dealing with beauty and taste (emphasizing the evaluative criteria that are applied to art)
 
incense
the pleasing scent produced when incense is burned
 
parochialism
a limitation of views or interests like that defined by a local parish
 
stagecraft
skill in writing or staging plays
 
emergency medicine
the branch of medicine concerned with the prompt diagnosis and treatment of injuries or trauma or sudden illness
 
strand
a pattern forming a unity within a larger structural whole
 
neonatology
that branch of pediatric medicine concerned with the newborn; the diagnosis and treatment of neonates
 
accident surgery
the branch of medicine that deals with the surgical repair of injuries and wounds arising from accidents
 
watercraft
skill in the management of boats
 
needle biopsy
biopsy of deep tissue that is obtained through a hollow needle
 
employee savings plan
a plan that allows employees to contribute to an investment pool managed the employer
 
contrivance
the faculty of contriving; inventive skill
 
discrimination
the cognitive process whereby two or more stimuli are distinguished
 
breakthrough
a productive insight
 
roast
negative criticism
 
conservation of momentum
the principle that the total linear momentum in a closed system is constant and is not affected by processes occurring inside the system
 
self-knowledge
an understanding of yourself and your goals and abilities
 
paleogeography
the study of the geography of ancient times or ancient epochs
 
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