Cognition Quizzes & Trivia

Will you be able to understand a word immediately when you see it for the first time? The more familiar you are with the word, the more that you will understand how you should use it. This is exactly what cognition means. When you see something and you immediately know what it should be used for, this is cognition. This will help determine how fast or how slow the brain may think. Once again, there are certain terms and situations wherein cognition will not take place easily because it may be something new.

The process of thinking can also be different for different individuals. There are some who will follow a certain thought process to get their decisions immediately while others will take a long time. Do you want to test your current cognition? You may become surprised with the results that you will get when you check the different cognition quizzes that are available online. There is quite a lot that you can try.

Test your cognition skills!

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    We more quickly recognize that a blue jay is a bird than that a penguin is a bird because a blue jay more closely resembles our________ of a bird.  

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    The tendency for prior learning to inhibit recall of later learning is called



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    The phrase “memory without awareness” is another way of describing a pattern in which:



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    Tasks involving dichotic listening are tasks in which:



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    One study found that if participants were told a new fact about robins they would also believe that the new fact was true of ducks. However, if told a new fact about ducks, participants would not extrapolate this information to robins. This suggests that ________.

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Cognition Questions & Answers


What are commissures which includes the corpus callosum?
The correct answer to this question is D, Thick bundles of fibers that allow communication between the brain’s hemispheres. This term is used in various fields such as biology and anatomy. Commissure is when two objects are joined. In mind, the
Can you complete this sentence? Prototype is to category as ________ is to ________. 
The correct answer to this item is C. A prototype is the very first model of something that will be used in producing more copies of that prototype. The relationship of prototype and category is the prototype is the first model used in any category,
Why did modern psychology turn away from behaviorism in its classic form?
Our behavior is routinely determined by our understanding of stimuli
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