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Definition of Cognitive domain

Cognitive domain Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
Learning, Performance and Training Definitions
Involves mental processes. From the Latin cogito; 'I think'. The Taxonomy of categories arranged in ascending order of difficulty are:
Knowledge: Recognition and recall of information.
Comprehension: Interprets, translates or summarizes given information.
Application: Uses information in a situation different from original learning context.
Analysis: Separates wholes into parts until relationships are clear.
Synthesis: Combines elements to form new entity from the original one.
Evaluation: Involves acts of decision making based on criteria or rationale.
Donald Clark
Cognitive domain Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Web Dictionary of Cybernetics and Systems
the domain of all the interactions in which an autopoie tic system can enter without loss of identity. (Maturana and Varela, 1979)