Twelve-year-olds are eager to turn everything into arguments but don't have the cognitive skills to win them. - Linda Perlstein
The genius of play is that, in playing, we create imaginative new cognitive combinations. And in creating those novel combinations, we find what works.
Whereas cognitive constraints on negative emotions can reduce distress, freeing positive emotions from such constraints can enhance religious experience. - Gerald L. Clore
For me, stories are like WD-40 for the brain: they keep all the wheels and gears and clicky-things running smoothly. Without them, cognitive function becomes a bore. - The Inkslinger
Smart means having intellectual humility rather than high cognitive ability. - Tara Estacaan
(A middle-class child's) parents didn't just give him money. They passed down habits, knowledge, and cognitive traits. - David Brooks
Music is sound's cognitive apologist.
Creativity becomes more visible when adults try to be more attentive to the cognitive processes of children than to the results they achieve in various fields of doing and understanding. - Loris Malaguzzi
The vast majority of Americans, at all coordinates of the economic spectrum, consider themselves middle class; this is a deeply ingrained, distinctly American cognitive dissonance. - Ellen Cushing
In short, philosophical theories are largely the product of the hidden hand of the cognitive unconscious. - George Lakoff
We must realise that cognitive hygiene is as important subject as oral hygiene for healthy and happy existence. - Aditya Ajmera
I firmly disbelieve in death. A spirit never dies. Where it wanders when it leaves the flesh, is a cognitive proposition. - Kellie Elmore
You'll be pleased to hear, Christopher, that I am no longer a Muslim liberal but an atheist [....] I find that it obviates the necessity for any cognitive dissonance. - Ayaan Hirsi Ali
if we could tax Americans' cognitive dissonance we could balance the budget. The American people want all kinds of incompatible things, they're human beings, and they want high services, low taxes, and an omnipresent, omniprominent welfare state. - George F. Will