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The Relation of Neuroscience to Cognitive Psychology

Offer a 3-sentence definition of cognitive psychology. How important do you believe the understanding and employment of neuroscience to be in the study of cognition? Explain how the field of cognitive psychology can contribute to positive social change and why it is important to a scholar-practitioner concerned with effecting social change.

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Cognitive Psychology

What is cognitive psychology? It is a specific branch of psychology that utilizes and accepts the need for and the application of the scientific method in the practice and research of psychology. It rejects introspection as this does not follow scientific principles making it, for those following cognitive psychology, an invalid method; as such, it is seen as the direct opposite of ...

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The solution provides a definition and explanation of cognitive psychology and its relevance in the study of neuroscience and cognition. resources are listed for further exploration of the topic.

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