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Cognition is a concept used in different ways by different disciplines, but is generally accepted to mean the process of thought. For example, in psychology and cognitive science it refers to an information processing view of an individual's psychological functions.
Alzheimer's drug prescribed off-label could accelerate cognitive decline for some patients

Alzheimer's drug prescribed off-label could accelerate cognitive decline for some patients

Studies show benefits and risks of testosterone treatment in older men

Studies show benefits and risks of testosterone treatment in older men

Researchers examine how stimulating motor cortex affects word comprehension

Researchers examine how stimulating motor cortex affects word comprehension

Low-intensity exercise boosts activation in visual cortex that plays key role in information processing

Low-intensity exercise boosts activation in visual cortex that plays key role in information processing

Working memory and cognitive functions in young people linked to footballing success

Working memory and cognitive functions in young people linked to footballing success

Men with hip fractures experience greater cognitive impairment and higher risk of death, study shows

Men with hip fractures experience greater cognitive impairment and higher risk of death, study shows

Regular intake of grapes may protect against early memory decline linked to Alzheimer's disease

Regular intake of grapes may protect against early memory decline linked to Alzheimer's disease

Glucose deprivation in the brain triggers onset of cognitive decline, research shows

Glucose deprivation in the brain triggers onset of cognitive decline, research shows

TSU scientists developing new method to treat autism and cognitive disorders

TSU scientists developing new method to treat autism and cognitive disorders

Nicotine normalizes genetically-induced brain impairments linked to schizophrenia

Nicotine normalizes genetically-induced brain impairments linked to schizophrenia

COGENT scientists uncover genes responsible for cognitive ability

COGENT scientists uncover genes responsible for cognitive ability

Diminishing levels of GABA may play role in age-related cognitive decline

Diminishing levels of GABA may play role in age-related cognitive decline

Maternal multi-micronutrients, nurturing environment in early life foster childhood development

Maternal multi-micronutrients, nurturing environment in early life foster childhood development

Scientists identify molecular pathway in the brain that may help find better treatments for dementia

Scientists identify molecular pathway in the brain that may help find better treatments for dementia

'Dementia gene' may offer protection against cognitive decline linked to parasitic diseases

'Dementia gene' may offer protection against cognitive decline linked to parasitic diseases

Cell powerhouses may be good therapeutic target for brain injury

Cell powerhouses may be good therapeutic target for brain injury

Study examines how ApoE gene may function differently in infectious environment

Study examines how ApoE gene may function differently in infectious environment

FDA grants permission to assess safety of investigational drug for Alzheimer's disease in humans

FDA grants permission to assess safety of investigational drug for Alzheimer's disease in humans

Scientists discover link between Huntington's disease and dysfunction of subthalamic nucleus

Scientists discover link between Huntington's disease and dysfunction of subthalamic nucleus

Scientists identify potential drug treatment in fight against Alzheimer’s disease

Scientists identify potential drug treatment in fight against Alzheimer’s disease