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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.
Researchers aim to explore role of physical activity on aging trajectories of the brain

Researchers aim to explore role of physical activity on aging trajectories of the brain

Dual-task gait testing can be effective predictor of dementia, study shows

Dual-task gait testing can be effective predictor of dementia, study shows

Study opens door to possibility that nutritional intervention could prevent Alzheimer's disease

Study opens door to possibility that nutritional intervention could prevent Alzheimer's disease

Scientists to develop drugs for treating cognitive deficits in Huntington's disease sufferers

Scientists to develop drugs for treating cognitive deficits in Huntington's disease sufferers

Computer-based brain training improves cognitive symptoms in patients with MS, study shows

Computer-based brain training improves cognitive symptoms in patients with MS, study shows

Children surviving chronic health conditions may suffer from brain function issues

Children surviving chronic health conditions may suffer from brain function issues

Scientists develop world's first smartphone app to collect large data for people with MS

Scientists develop world's first smartphone app to collect large data for people with MS

JAX researcher awarded federal grant for genomic studies of healthy aging and Alzheimer's disease

JAX researcher awarded federal grant for genomic studies of healthy aging and Alzheimer's disease

Cognitive dysfunction in breast cancer patients linked to post-traumatic stress

Cognitive dysfunction in breast cancer patients linked to post-traumatic stress

Researchers discover genes linked to resilience against brain pathologies

Researchers discover genes linked to resilience against brain pathologies

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