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Why We Act the Way We Do

I decided to examine my life using the cognitive perspective because I'm easily able to relate my choices in life, to the way cognitive thinking is applied, and under the umbrella of the cognitive perspective, stand Piaget's theories, directive therapy techniques, and the ABC method. These have proven to be the best explanations for my actions. A cognitive quote by Arnold Bennett (1995), that I consider very relevant to the way I see life, says “There can be no knowledge without emotion. We may be aware of a truth, yet until we have felt its force, it is not ours. To the cognition of the brain must be added the experience of the soul.” These 3 sentences tell us that our emotions are the core of all our actions, and as you may know, the cognitive perspective is all about our internal processes. Cognitive perspective is a school of psychology that focuses on mental processes, such as creativity, perception, thinking, problem solving, memory, and language. Cognitive psychologists believe that through the study of how people perceive, remember, reason, decide, and solve problems; you can find the cause of

 

 

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