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| Published: August 15, 2017

Systematic Review of Cognitive Style, Its Approaches and Cultural Research

Archana Mishra

Research Scholar, Psychology Department, University of Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Jyoti Kanoujiya

Research Scholar, Psychology Department, University of Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Shreshtha Yadav

Research Scholar, Psychology Department, University of Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.058/20170404

DOI: 10.25215/0404.058

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The present paper attempts to go through a systematic review on nature of cognitive styles and approaches. When it comes to studying psychological process cognitive style appear as most prominent concept linked with many other psychological processes like problem solving, decision-making, socialization and spatial ability etc. Cognitive style is generally known as way of processing and analyzing information from the environment. The term cognitive styles have been studied since 1960 it was assumed as part of psychological differentiation. But nowadays it is also known as perceptual styles. Often times these terms have been used interchangeably but there is slight difference between these concepts. In the present paper we will analyze the concept of cognitive style, approaches to study cognitive style, new emerging fields in cognitive styles and researches in cognitive styles in Indian perspective. Analysis of review showed that there is abundance of research in cognitive style and its relationship to ecological perspective, and teaching but there is still need for the research in using socio-cultural variable in Indian context.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.058/20170404

10.25215/0404.058

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 4, July-September, 2017