Opinion Article - Journal of Psychology and Cognition (2023) Volume 8, Issue 2
Exploring the role of perceived cognition in shaping our understanding of reality.
Perceived cognition refers to the way an individual experiences and perceives their own mental processes, such as thoughts, emotions, and memories. It is based on the subjective perception of cognitive processes and is distinct from actual cognitive processes, which can be objectively measured and observed. Perceived cognition has a significant impact on an individual's overall well-being and is influenced by various factors such as attention, motivation, and self-awareness. For example, people who have a high level of self-awareness tend to have a more accurate perception of their own thoughts and emotions, while those with low self-awareness may struggle to accurately identify and understand their mental states. In addition, perceived cognition can also be influenced by cultural and social factors. For instance, certain cultures may place more emphasis on introspection and self-reflection, leading to a more heightened awareness of one's own mental processes.Author(s): Xiaohui Yu*