Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

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)
the unwritten lore (stories and proverbs and riddles and songs) of a culture
any system of principles or beliefs
the state of being asleep
marginal consciousness
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
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
a difficulty that is hard to deal with
the branch of biology that studies the cellular aspects of heredity (especially the chromosomes)
the process of assimilating new ideas into an existing cognitive structure
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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