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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.
Web-based therapies increase likelihood of people with severe mental illness finding work

Web-based therapies increase likelihood of people with severe mental illness finding work

Brain wiring directly impacts performance of simple and complex tasks

Brain wiring directly impacts performance of simple and complex tasks

Multiple sensory losses predict morbidity and mortality in older adults

Multiple sensory losses predict morbidity and mortality in older adults

Scientists awarded $1.3 million grant to study relationship between traumatic brain injury and dementia

Scientists awarded $1.3 million grant to study relationship between traumatic brain injury and dementia

Study identifies novel molecular interactions that explain cognitive defects in Parkinson's disease

Study identifies novel molecular interactions that explain cognitive defects in Parkinson's disease

Study suggests frequent blood donation as feasible and safe option for donors

Study suggests frequent blood donation as feasible and safe option for donors

Aging brain maintains healthy cognitive function by increasing bilateral communication

Aging brain maintains healthy cognitive function by increasing bilateral communication

Hypometabolism in medial prefrontal areas linked to AD-related nutritional problems

Hypometabolism in medial prefrontal areas linked to AD-related nutritional problems

Parkinson’s UK comments on new drawing test to assess people with Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s UK comments on new drawing test to assess people with Parkinson’s disease

New findings on functional connections within the brain may provide insights into psychiatric disorders

New findings on functional connections within the brain may provide insights into psychiatric disorders

Equivital’s wearable technology can protect soldiers from heat stress injuries, fatalities

Equivital’s wearable technology can protect soldiers from heat stress injuries, fatalities

Research: Avocado consumption may lead to improved cognitive function in healthy older adults

Research: Avocado consumption may lead to improved cognitive function in healthy older adults

Study finds no link between exercise in mid-life and cognitive fitness in later years

Study finds no link between exercise in mid-life and cognitive fitness in later years

Mobile health app helps improve concussion symptoms in teenagers

Mobile health app helps improve concussion symptoms in teenagers

Temple physicians offer less invasive, novel approach to repair complex temporal bone defects

Temple physicians offer less invasive, novel approach to repair complex temporal bone defects

Action-consequence feature of unitization strategy improves memory in older adults, study shows

Action-consequence feature of unitization strategy improves memory in older adults, study shows

Newly discovered biomarker linked to rare metabolic disorders may facilitate better diagnosis

Newly discovered biomarker linked to rare metabolic disorders may facilitate better diagnosis

Study examines effects of combined alcohol and stress exposure on prefrontal cortex function

Study examines effects of combined alcohol and stress exposure on prefrontal cortex function

Mediterranean, MIND-style diets linked to improved cognitive function in older people

Mediterranean, MIND-style diets linked to improved cognitive function in older people

Brain activity test detects variability in cognitive function among children with autism

Brain activity test detects variability in cognitive function among children with autism