Category: Psychology Definitions

Definition of Cooperative Principle

Definition of Cooperative Principle Cooperative Principle The definition of cooperative principle refers to the principle in conversation that holds that we seek to communicate in ways that make it easy for our listener to understand what we mean.   References Sternberg, R. Sternberg, K & Mio, J. (2012). Attention. Cognitive Psychology (6t ed.). Mason, Ohio:…

Definition of Constructive Perception

Definition of Constructive Perception Constructive Perception The definition of constructive perception refers to the perceiver builds (constructs) a cognitive understanding (perception) of a stimulus; he or she uses sensory information as the foundation for the structure but also uses other sources of information to build the perception.   References Sternberg, R. Sternberg, K & Mio, J….