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categorisation

a short cut used when processing information. A category isa set of items perceived to have at least one feature incommon. In interpersonal perception, categories such asyoung-old and male-female are used.

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June 22nd 2021

cognitive neuroscience

a hybrid discipline aimed at identifying the biologicalbases of cognitive processes by combining techniques forthe study of cognitive processes with measures of physiological processes.