Objective Reasoning


Objective Reasoning Objective Reasoning means reasoning according to a set of logical and objective standards, while subjective thinking refers to reasoning without objective standards. Objective reasoning means reasoning that is independent of the specific subjective context, not influenced by personal characteristics, feelings or opinions of the subject.View Source An idea can be said to be objective [...]

Objective Reasoning 2018-06-03T11:24:52+00:00

Subjective Thinking


Subjective Reasoning Thinking may be conceived of as being either objective or subjective. Where objective thinking means reasoning according to a set of logically objective standards, while subjective thinking refers to reasoning without objective standards and is thus largely contingent on the nature of the individual subject conducting the process. A subject is a person or [...]

Subjective Thinking 2018-06-17T20:11:42+00:00

Cognitive Limitations


Cognitive Limitations Human cognitive capabilities are significantly constrained in their functioning. What we perceive of as reality is largely an illusion constructed by our brains.View Source Visual perception is highly filtered and constructed by our brain, memories are not only constructed but reconstrued every time we access them, our brains create patterns to information [...]

Cognitive Limitations 2018-06-17T20:07:09+00:00



Cognition Cognition is "the mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought, experience, and the senses."View Source Cognition is a word that dates back to the 15th century when it meant "thinking and awareness."View Source Today the term cognition refers to a diverse collection of psychological activities and encompasses processes [...]

Cognition 2018-06-17T20:05:17+00:00

Cognitive Science


Cognition & Brain Cognitive science is the interdisciplinary, scientific study of the mind and its processes.View Source It examines the nature, the tasks, and the functions of cognition. Cognitive scientists study intelligence and behavior, with a focus on how nervous systems represent, process, and transform information.View Source Human Brain The human brain weighs [...]

Cognitive Science 2018-06-17T20:22:44+00:00

Divergent Thinking


Divergent and Convergent Thinking Divergent and convergent thinking describe two stages within the creative thinking process. Divergent thinking involves the creation of a diversity of new ideas; it is a method or thought process used to experiment and explore many new possible solutions. Convergent thinking is the opposite process whereby we start with a variety [...]

Divergent Thinking 2018-06-17T20:26:32+00:00

Lateral Thinking


Lateral Thinking Lateral thinking is a technique used to induce innovation in idea creation by trying to shift patterns of thought off their linear and predictable trajectory using unconnected inputs to open up new lines of reasoning. Thought processes may be divided into vertical linear thinking which uses the process of logical reasoning to follow [...]

Lateral Thinking 2018-06-17T20:14:06+00:00



Reason Reason is the capacity for cognition, understanding, and the formation of judgments based upon logic or simply as the ability to think logically.Source Link Reasoning is the capacity or function of a conceptual system to process information and ideas according to an objectively consistent set of instructions. A valid reason is the output [...]

Reason 2018-06-17T20:34:35+00:00

DIKW Pyramid


DIKW DIKW framework describes a hierarchical relationship between data, information, knowledge, and wisdom. The hierarchy referred to variously as the ‘Knowledge Hierarchy’, the ‘Information Hierarchy’ and the ‘Knowledge Pyramid’ is one of the fundamental, widely recognized models in the information and knowledge literatures. It is often quoted, or used implicitly, in definitions of data, information, [...]

DIKW Pyramid 2018-06-17T20:39:00+00:00