BEING COGNITION 1 (B-COGNITION)

n. in humanistic psychology, a new type of cognition which leads to fully experiencing and realizing one's self (self-actualization, B-cognition) in contrast to a mere perception of every day reality (D-cognition). Its two forms include that of an awareness of the universe along with the interrelatedness of everything and that of complete focus on the object of one's attention. First described by American psychologist Abaham Maslow (1908-1970). See peak experience.

BEING COGNITION 1 (B-COGNITION): "Being Cognition 1 (B-Cognition) goes into the core of one's being and leads to self-awareness and self-actualization."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BEING COGNITION 1 (B-COGNITION)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/being-cognition-1-b-cognition/ (accessed October 18, 2019).
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