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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.
Changes in the vascular system could play role in initiating Alzheimer’s disease

Changes in the vascular system could play role in initiating Alzheimer’s disease

Study finds reductions in volume of gray matter in the brains of children with obstructive sleep apnea

Study finds reductions in volume of gray matter in the brains of children with obstructive sleep apnea

Regular consumption of tea lowers risk of cognitive impairment in older adults, NUS study finds

Regular consumption of tea lowers risk of cognitive impairment in older adults, NUS study finds

Scientists develop first Canadian Brain Health Food Guide to help adults preserve thinking, memory skills

Scientists develop first Canadian Brain Health Food Guide to help adults preserve thinking, memory skills

Pre-surgery information can help predict cognitive decline after postoperative delirium, study finds

Pre-surgery information can help predict cognitive decline after postoperative delirium, study finds

Probiotics could be less effective when taken alongside balanced diet, research suggests

Probiotics could be less effective when taken alongside balanced diet, research suggests

New research project unravels disease mechanisms of schizophrenia

New research project unravels disease mechanisms of schizophrenia

Daily consumption of blueberries shows positive changes in cognitive function of older adults

Daily consumption of blueberries shows positive changes in cognitive function of older adults

Researchers find link between social behaviors among children and exposure to flame retardants

Researchers find link between social behaviors among children and exposure to flame retardants

Invasive ‘liberation therapy’ not effective in treating multiple sclerosis, study finds

Invasive ‘liberation therapy’ not effective in treating multiple sclerosis, study finds

Resveratrol helps protect neuromuscular junctions from negative effects of aging, study shows

Resveratrol helps protect neuromuscular junctions from negative effects of aging, study shows

Concentrated blueberry supplement increases cognitive function in older adults, study finds

Concentrated blueberry supplement increases cognitive function in older adults, study finds

Study finds link between extended use MAO-B inhibitors and slow clinical decline in PD patients

Study finds link between extended use MAO-B inhibitors and slow clinical decline in PD patients

Study shows and measures effects of cognitive-enhancing drugs on chess play

Study shows and measures effects of cognitive-enhancing drugs on chess play

Neuroprotective compound could save brain cells during stroke, rat study shows

Neuroprotective compound could save brain cells during stroke, rat study shows

Treating pregnant women for mild thyroid dysfunction provides no benefit, study finds

Treating pregnant women for mild thyroid dysfunction provides no benefit, study finds

Tailored preventive oral health intervention improves cleanliness of teeth, dentures among older adults

Tailored preventive oral health intervention improves cleanliness of teeth, dentures among older adults

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