Definitions for "Cognitive psychology"
the field of psychology that studies how the mind organizes perceptions, processes information, and interprets experiences. 310
(Reber) A general approach to psychology emphasising the internal, mental processes. To the cognitive psychologist, behaviour is not specifiable simply in terms of its overt properties but requires explanations at the level of mental events, mental representations, beliefs, intentions, etc.
an approach to psychology that emphasizes internal mental processes