Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

inefficiency
unskillfulness resulting from a lack of efficiency
 
region
a knowledge domain that you are interested in or are communicating about
 
counterculture
a culture with lifestyles and values opposed to those of the established culture
 
bewitchment
a magical spell
 
credit rating
an estimate, based on previous dealings, of a person's or an organization's ability to fulfill their financial commitments
 
tightness
a tight feeling in some part of the body
 
conceptualism
the doctrine that the application of a general term to various objects indicates the existence of a mental entity that mediates the application
 
calculus
the branch of mathematics that is concerned with limits and with the differentiation and integration of functions
 
psychiatry
the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
 
geology
a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks
 
Mantoux test
tuberculin (a derivative of tubercle bacillus) is injected intradermally; a red area appearing 1-3 days later signifies an exposure (past or present) to tubercle bacilli and the need for further testing
 
progressivism
the political orientation of those who favor progress toward better conditions in government and society
 
economic theory
(economics) a theory of commercial activities (such as the production and consumption of goods)
 
fine arts
the study and creation of visual works of art
 
casuistry
argumentation that is specious or excessively subtle and intended to be misleading
 
shape constancy
the tendency to perceive the shape of a rigid object as constant despite differences in the viewing angle (and consequent differences in the shape of the pattern projected on the retina of the eye)
 
retrovision
a vision of events in the distant past
 
retrospection
memory for experiences that are past
 
high horse
an attitude of arrogant superiority
 
collectivism
a political theory that the people should own the means of production
 
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