COGNITIVE AND LANGUAGE MECHANISMS OF MULTI-LEVEL KNOWLEDGE CONFIGURATION
Siberian Federal University
The article shows the advantages of regarding cognition as a multi-level cognitive activity. This focus of research leads to a clear understanding of the fact that cognitive mechanisms are directly determined by a human’s cognitive needs and abilities peculiar to each level of cognition (empirical, basic, secondary). It also explains that qualitative changes of cognitive mechanisms depend on complication of cognitive tasks.
subject of cognition, knowledge configuration, empirical cognition, basic cognition, interpretation, evaluation, generalization, concretization, categorial generalization, abstraction, conceptual metaphor