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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.
New discovery could have significant implications in brain aging and cancers

New discovery could have significant implications in brain aging and cancers

Combination of physical fitness and aortic stiffness explains rate of memory decline in older people

Combination of physical fitness and aortic stiffness explains rate of memory decline in older people

Study: Immunization with beneficial bacteria can have long-lasting anti-inflammatory effects on the brain

Study: Immunization with beneficial bacteria can have long-lasting anti-inflammatory effects on the brain

Lower sleep efficiency in people with diabetes and prediabetes associated with poorer cognitive function

Lower sleep efficiency in people with diabetes and prediabetes associated with poorer cognitive function

'Saving appearance responses' particularly common in people with Alzheimer's disease

'Saving appearance responses' particularly common in people with Alzheimer's disease

People with type 1 diabetes for decades show signs of mild drop in cognitive abilities

People with type 1 diabetes for decades show signs of mild drop in cognitive abilities

Psychologists show that depression accelerates brain aging

Psychologists show that depression accelerates brain aging

Early-life obesity linked to children's lower perceptual reasoning and working memory scores

Early-life obesity linked to children's lower perceptual reasoning and working memory scores

Novel drug prevents memory impairment in mice exposed to simulated deep space radiation

Novel drug prevents memory impairment in mice exposed to simulated deep space radiation

Combination of atrial fibrillation and carotid artery disease increases patient's risk of dementia

Combination of atrial fibrillation and carotid artery disease increases patient's risk of dementia

Simple walking test helps identify patients at high risk for postoperative cognitive dysfunction

Simple walking test helps identify patients at high risk for postoperative cognitive dysfunction

New movement monitoring technology helps detect elders at increased risk of falling

New movement monitoring technology helps detect elders at increased risk of falling

Study assesses link between cognitive function levels and crash risk among older drivers

Study assesses link between cognitive function levels and crash risk among older drivers

BetterYou’s Iron Oral Spray recognized as 'Best New Health and Nutrition Product'

BetterYou’s Iron Oral Spray recognized as 'Best New Health and Nutrition Product'

Frequent cannabis use by young people linked to small reductions in cognitive function

Frequent cannabis use by young people linked to small reductions in cognitive function

Single FMT enema produces sustained and significant improvements in cognitive function

Single FMT enema produces sustained and significant improvements in cognitive function

Severity of cognitive and language impairment in MS patients

Severity of cognitive and language impairment in MS patients

What we know and don’t know about memory loss after surgery

What we know and don’t know about memory loss after surgery

Antiepileptic drug use linked to increased risk of Alzheimer's and dementia

Antiepileptic drug use linked to increased risk of Alzheimer's and dementia

UD researcher investigates role of new compound in fighting age-related diseases

UD researcher investigates role of new compound in fighting age-related diseases