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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.
Low-carbohydrate diet may help reverse inherited intellectual disability linked to Kabuki syndrome

Low-carbohydrate diet may help reverse inherited intellectual disability linked to Kabuki syndrome

High levels of enzyme can predict memory impairment and Type 2 diabetes

High levels of enzyme can predict memory impairment and Type 2 diabetes

High adolescent BMI could impact cognitive function in midlife

High adolescent BMI could impact cognitive function in midlife

Simple exercise program improves walking performance and quality of life in dialysis patients

Simple exercise program improves walking performance and quality of life in dialysis patients

New study finds genetic link between Parkinson's disease and cognitive decline

New study finds genetic link between Parkinson's disease and cognitive decline

Moderate coffee consumption may offer protection against age-related cognitive decline

Moderate coffee consumption may offer protection against age-related cognitive decline

Magnesium deficiency can cause sleep deprivation, say health experts

Magnesium deficiency can cause sleep deprivation, say health experts

Neurons appear to retain partial communication despite serious structural aberrations, study finds

Neurons appear to retain partial communication despite serious structural aberrations, study finds

Research findings cement link between kidney damage and cognitive functioning

Research findings cement link between kidney damage and cognitive functioning

Study finds positive link between later age at last pregnancy and cognitive function after menopause

Study finds positive link between later age at last pregnancy and cognitive function after menopause

Young adults with ADHD may display unique physiological signs that could lead to accurate diagnosis

Young adults with ADHD may display unique physiological signs that could lead to accurate diagnosis

Physical activity may help improve health and quality of life of Parkinson's disease patients

Physical activity may help improve health and quality of life of Parkinson's disease patients

Brain training could help improve memory and mood in older adults with mild cognitive impairment

Brain training could help improve memory and mood in older adults with mild cognitive impairment

Reproductive history and use of oral contraceptives linked to women’s cognitive function in later life

Reproductive history and use of oral contraceptives linked to women’s cognitive function in later life

Neurocognitive impairments may serve as early warning signs of schizophrenia

Neurocognitive impairments may serve as early warning signs of schizophrenia

Poor PPG control has significant negative impact on quality of life for diabetic people

Poor PPG control has significant negative impact on quality of life for diabetic people

Eating plenty of fruits and vegetables combined with regular exercise linked to better cognitive functioning

Eating plenty of fruits and vegetables combined with regular exercise linked to better cognitive functioning

New study to explore impact of vitamin K supplement on cardiovascular health of obese children

New study to explore impact of vitamin K supplement on cardiovascular health of obese children

Simple web-based program may help alleviate mild cognitive problems in cancer survivors

Simple web-based program may help alleviate mild cognitive problems in cancer survivors

High blood pressure in middle age could be potential risk factor for Alzheimer's disease

High blood pressure in middle age could be potential risk factor for Alzheimer's disease