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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.
Sugary drinks may impact memory and diet alternatives could cause dementia

Sugary drinks may impact memory and diet alternatives could cause dementia

Research shows potential way to limit damage to the brain caused by seizure disorder

Research shows potential way to limit damage to the brain caused by seizure disorder

Stair walking can enhance feelings of energy than caffeine

Stair walking can enhance feelings of energy than caffeine

Stimulating the brain in younger age can help people stay mentally healthy in later life

Stimulating the brain in younger age can help people stay mentally healthy in later life

FSU study finds no evidence that brain games improve cognitive function

FSU study finds no evidence that brain games improve cognitive function

Study investigates differences between heavy and light drinkers

Study investigates differences between heavy and light drinkers

Frequent PE helps adolescents to be better informed about physical activity's role in health

Frequent PE helps adolescents to be better informed about physical activity's role in health

KU researcher reveals possible therapeutic intervention for 'chemobrain' in cancer patients

KU researcher reveals possible therapeutic intervention for 'chemobrain' in cancer patients

Western-led research uncovers underlying molecular mechanism that controls acoustic habituation

Western-led research uncovers underlying molecular mechanism that controls acoustic habituation

Study uncovers novel role for cortical interneurons in coding of spatial information

Study uncovers novel role for cortical interneurons in coding of spatial information

Cerebellar stimulation improves schizophrenia-like thinking problems in rats

Cerebellar stimulation improves schizophrenia-like thinking problems in rats

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