Cognitive Psychology
Cognitive Psychology

Cognitive Psychology

Lead Author(s): Elan Barenholtz

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33 Items - Cognitive Psychology uses a clear, relatable narrative to engage students in their learning.

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Sensory receptor neurons


Receive input from the external world


Motor neurons


Receive signals from the CNS with axons that terminate on muscle fibers

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