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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.
Social media reduces risk of depression among seniors with pain

Social media reduces risk of depression among seniors with pain

Researchers explore whether open heart surgery affects cognitive abilities

Researchers explore whether open heart surgery affects cognitive abilities

Studies demonstrate effect of Ketogenic Diet on cognitive health in animals

Studies demonstrate effect of Ketogenic Diet on cognitive health in animals

Findings offer new insight into early changes that occur during AD pathology

Findings offer new insight into early changes that occur during AD pathology

Antidepressants can be used to treat Alzheimer’s disease

Antidepressants can be used to treat Alzheimer’s disease

Human brain cell transplant opens new avenues to understand neurological conditions

Human brain cell transplant opens new avenues to understand neurological conditions

Study: Reducing mutated Huntington disease protein restores psychiatric impairments in mice

Study: Reducing mutated Huntington disease protein restores psychiatric impairments in mice

Researchers develop way to measure different types of fear of falling in patients with Parkinson’s

Researchers develop way to measure different types of fear of falling in patients with Parkinson’s

Physical activity may have beneficial effects for people with rare Alzheimer's disease

Physical activity may have beneficial effects for people with rare Alzheimer's disease

Processing speed important to higher order cognitive function in multiple sclerosis patients

Processing speed important to higher order cognitive function in multiple sclerosis patients

Researchers study if brain regions activated after negative facial stimulus are activated in people with MCI

Researchers study if brain regions activated after negative facial stimulus are activated in people with MCI

Computer avatars play role in diagnosis of dementia

Computer avatars play role in diagnosis of dementia

Childhood adversity associated with impaired social cognition in adults with major psychiatric disorders

Childhood adversity associated with impaired social cognition in adults with major psychiatric disorders

New project explores how technology can assist in earlier diagnosis of Alzheimer’s

New project explores how technology can assist in earlier diagnosis of Alzheimer’s

New guidelines for TBI incorporate insights from rehabilitation professionals

New guidelines for TBI incorporate insights from rehabilitation professionals

Researchers develop rapid, cost-effective method to create human cortical organoids

Researchers develop rapid, cost-effective method to create human cortical organoids

Study: Dementia symptoms likely to be most pronounced in winter and early spring

Study: Dementia symptoms likely to be most pronounced in winter and early spring

Celmatix and Ferring announce genomics collaboration aimed at uncovering new insights into ovarian biology

Celmatix and Ferring announce genomics collaboration aimed at uncovering new insights into ovarian biology

Experts discuss potential of maintaining cognitive function through dietary intake

Experts discuss potential of maintaining cognitive function through dietary intake

Routine oral care to treat gum disease may improve cognitive function in cirrhosis patients

Routine oral care to treat gum disease may improve cognitive function in cirrhosis patients