1. the process of thinking
2. the cognitive operation of remembering
1. "cognitive dissonance."
- Paul Dolan, Happiness by Design: Finding Pleasure and Purpose in Everyday Life
2. "Art needs an operation"
- Tristan Tzara, Seven Dada Manifestos and Lampisteries
3. "Sufism is, in operation, pragmatic."
- Idries Shah, The World of the Sufi: An Anthology of Writings about Sufis and Their Work
4. "Operation Self-Esteem--Day Fucking One."
- Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat
5. "A true cognitive elite requires a technological society."
- Richard J. Herrnstein, The Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life
6. "Cognitive dissonance and I don’t get along very well."
- Eric Thomson, The Path of Duty
7. "Wilson showed that the cognitive losses from multitasking are even greater than the cognitive losses from pot smoking."
- Daniel J. Levitin, The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload
9. "come off of a hellacious operation in Syria."
- Brad Thor, Code of Conduct: A Thriller
10. "...forgetting is vastly underrated as a mental operation."
- Quote by Michael Pollan