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She thinks working on the puzzles improves her cognition.
  the process of thinking
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  • She thinks working on the puzzles improves her cognition.
  • There can be no knowledge without emotion. We may be aware of a truth, yet until we have felt its force, it is not ours. To the cognition of the brain must be added the experience of the soul.
    Arnold Bennett
  • The idea was that if insight involves a fundamentally different type of cognition, then problem-solving by insight should recruit brain areas and mechanisms different from those recruited in problem-solving without insight.
    John Kounios
  • Taking her from behind while she knelt, thrusting into the cleft between those smooth white globes, I suddenly clenched my eyes shut and, I remember, thought in a weird seizure of cognition of the necessity of redefining "joy,"
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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  • It had not escaped me that a number of the books on Dave’s shelves had titles with the word sex in them: Adolescent Sexuality, Sex and Cognition, Patterns of Sexual Deviance and —my favorite: Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • This consciousness is a source of self-cognition quite apart from and independent of reason.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • Then, in a wave of horror, he had one final cognition.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • She wondered whether this was what one felt while awaiting a verdict of death: no fear, no anger, no concern, nothing but the icy detachment of light without heat or of cognition without values.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • Aren’t you curious about what happened in those two seconds? I think we are innately suspicious of this kind of rapid cognition.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • But he believed he could prove their absolute validity by showing that in reality we are talking about the laws of human cognition.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World

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  • One action of hers, however, brought him to full cognition.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Jude the Obscure
  • In deep sleep, declare the Hindus, the self is unified and blissful; therefore deep sleep is called the cognitional state.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • It is the framework of cognition.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • Carmen says that the way Chicano English developed tells us something about language, cognition, and the human brain.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • When our powers of rapid cognition go awry, they go awry for a very specific and consistent set of reasons, and those reasons can be identified and understood.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • But Gottman, it turns out, can teach us a great deal about a critical part of rapid cognition known as thin-slicing.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • But it’s also what we find most problematic about rapid cognition.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • Snap judgments and rapid cognition take place behind a locked door.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • The Warren Harding error is the dark side of rapid cognition.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • But we also have to acknowledge and understand those circumstances when rapid cognition leads us astray.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • In that moment in the Gulf, Red Team’s powers of rapid cognition were intact—and Blue Team’s were not.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • How good people’s decisions are under the fast-moving, high-stress conditions of rapid cognition is a function of training and rules and rehearsal.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • It enables rapid cognition.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • Recognizing someone’s face is a classic example of unconscious cognition.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • He wanted to create an environment where rapid cognition was possible.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • Taking rapid cognition seriously—acknowledging the incredible power, for good and ill, that first impressions play in our lives—requires that we take active steps to manage and control those impressions.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • Deliberate thinking is a wonderful tool when we have the luxury of time, the help of a computer, and a clearly defined task, and the fruits of that type of analysis can set the stage for rapid cognition.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • It is the essence of the one self-cognition common to all states of consciousness.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • As the icy liquid engulfed Langdon’s body, his first cognition was pain.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • On the other hand, he had underlined the importance of the ego’s contribution to knowledge, or cognition.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • The Hassassin smirked, clearly enjoying Langdon’s sickening cognition.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • A typical one was the importance of art to human cognition.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • Some turned to watch her go, their blank expressions turning slowly to a foreboding cognition as she moved toward the door.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • According to Kant, the artist plays freely on his faculty of cognition.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • Each and every one had tried to investigate the basis of human cognition.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • He believed that the basis of human cognition changed from one generation to the next.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • Perhaps the most common—and the most important—forms of rapid cognition are the judgments we make and the impressions we form of other people.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • They aren’t always as obvious and spectacular as other breakdowns in rapid cognition.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • Because we are often careless with our powers of rapid cognition.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • But we do, and if we can control the environment in which rapid cognition takes place, then we can control rapid cognition.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • But we do, and if we can control the environment in which rapid cognition takes place, then we can control rapid cognition.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • Although he denied that man could have any clear cognition of the in-nermost secrets of nature, he admitted that there exists a kind of unattainable ’truth.’
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • Taking our powers of rapid cognition seriously means we have to acknowledge the subtle influences that can alter or undermine or bias the products of our unconscious.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • Only by separating the two sources of cognition, related to one another as form to content, do we get the mutually exclusive and separately incomprehensible conceptions of freedom and inevitability.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
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