How many times have you answered the question, “How was your day?” with a “good” or “not-so-good”? Most of us categorize our days based off occurrences that were favorable and those that aren’t so much. 584 more words
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I operate under the conscious yet deluding philosophy that life is full of do-overs. Now I’m not just talking about bad habits or instant regrets like, … 1,321 more words
I like to imagine Rene Descartes sometimes, sitting as a shadow among shadows in his little Rembrandt painting, an exile from the kingdom of France. Perhaps smoking a pipe, he glances up at his mistress/wife and says, “Madame, you know it has occurred to me that I think, and therefore I am.” 1,038 more words
This class was all about cognition and schema.
Cognition refers to mental abilities and knowledge.
Schema is basically a ‘shortcut’ that our minds create due to patterns and relationships in interpreting and linking new information to familiar information. 255 more words