Find over 25,000 psychological definitions


a process of information storage andretrieval, which can be utilised flexibly in behaviour. Inhumans, cognitive?relates to mental operations sometimestermed thought processes, eg reasoning, calculation andplanning.

Browse dictionary by letter

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Psychology term of the day

October 18th 2021

shape constancy

refers tothe tendency to perceive the shape of an object, despitevariations in the size of the retinal image.