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cognitive psychology

noun [U] uk   us   specialized
the study of how people think
Translations of “cognitive psychology”
in Chinese (Traditional) 認知心理學(研究人們思想方式的學科)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 认知心理学(研究人们思想的学科)…
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