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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.
Chemical found in marijuana could help HIV patients maintain their mental function

Chemical found in marijuana could help HIV patients maintain their mental function

Study finds rural-urban disparities in prevalence of dementia and cognitive impairment among seniors

Study finds rural-urban disparities in prevalence of dementia and cognitive impairment among seniors

Butler Hospital launches international Alzheimer's disease prevention study

Butler Hospital launches international Alzheimer's disease prevention study

Study identifies mechanism that could explain early link between sound input and cognitive function

Study identifies mechanism that could explain early link between sound input and cognitive function

Study establishes link between working memory and physical health, lifestyle choices

Study establishes link between working memory and physical health, lifestyle choices

Combining virtual reality and treadmill training improves neuroplasticity in Parkinson's patients

Combining virtual reality and treadmill training improves neuroplasticity in Parkinson's patients

Deep brain stimulation at low frequencies improves cognitive performance of PD patients

Deep brain stimulation at low frequencies improves cognitive performance of PD patients

People who use indoor firing ranges at risk of lead poisoning

People who use indoor firing ranges at risk of lead poisoning

Heart disease risk factors linked to walking difficulties in people under age of 78

Heart disease risk factors linked to walking difficulties in people under age of 78

Babies know more than we think they do find researchers

Babies know more than we think they do find researchers

UZH leads Europe's largest research on aging

UZH leads Europe's largest research on aging

Aging tests disagree with one another

Aging tests disagree with one another

Research sheds new light on extensive effects of sleep on the brain

Research sheds new light on extensive effects of sleep on the brain

Research suggests link between heart function and brain region critical for memory processing

Research suggests link between heart function and brain region critical for memory processing

UMD study provides important insights into early sensory development

UMD study provides important insights into early sensory development

NIH awards grant to test whether anti-inflammatory diet can reduce Alzheimer's disease risk

NIH awards grant to test whether anti-inflammatory diet can reduce Alzheimer's disease risk

Study finds link between marijuana use and cognitive dysfunction in people with HIV

Study finds link between marijuana use and cognitive dysfunction in people with HIV

Early onset of drinking increases risk for alcohol-related neurocognitive vulnerabilities

Early onset of drinking increases risk for alcohol-related neurocognitive vulnerabilities

Novartis PARADIGMS study shows safety and efficacy of new treatment in pediatric MS patients

Novartis PARADIGMS study shows safety and efficacy of new treatment in pediatric MS patients

Single infusion of wildtype HSPCs halts cellular damage caused by neuromuscular disorder in mice

Single infusion of wildtype HSPCs halts cellular damage caused by neuromuscular disorder in mice