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Psychology and Psychotherapy: Research Study

Mini Review of Cognitive Load Studies

  • Open or CloseTing Wang1 and Hao Li1,2*

    1School of Psychological and Cognitive Sciences and Beijing Key Laboratory of Behavior and Mental Health, Peking University, China

    2School of Medicine and Plateau Center of Brain Sciences, Tibet University, China

    *Corresponding author:Hao Li, School of Medicine and Plateau Center of Brain Sciences, Tibet University, China
    The research was granted by the National Natural Science Foundation of Tibet(XZ2018ZR G-04)

Submission: October 08, 2020;Published: October 28, 2020

DOI: 10.31031/PPRS.2020.04.000587

ISSN: 2639-0612
Volume4 Issue3


This article presents a brief overview of an updated Plurilingual Intercultural Creative Keys (PICK) edudate, related cognitive load studies and theories have been developed more than 70 years. As a result, listing and comparing relative theories will help form a better understanding. Cognition is “the mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought, experience, and the senses”, which has the corresponding psychological mechanism [1]. It involves many features of psychological processes such as attention, working memory, problem solving and decision making. Early psychologists took considerable time to formalize their theories regarding cognitive resources. In psychology, cognition is usually used within an information processing view of an individual’s psychological functions (Eysenck and Groome, 2015). In social cognition, the term is also used to explain attitudes, attribution, attention, and decision making. Attention is the first step of information processing in human brain, as a regulation mechanism of psychological activities, which has become a vital area of focus.

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