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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.
Blue light exposure therapy can aid in healing people with mTBI

Blue light exposure therapy can aid in healing people with mTBI

Cannabinoids can alleviate some symptoms of endometriosis

Cannabinoids can alleviate some symptoms of endometriosis

Missing a key protein in the brain can cause autism-like behaviors

Missing a key protein in the brain can cause autism-like behaviors

Boosting the number of neurons improves learning and memory of old mice

Boosting the number of neurons improves learning and memory of old mice

Specific group of immune cells may influence Alzheimer’s disease

Specific group of immune cells may influence Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers evaluate the effect of intensive systolic blood pressure control in people aged 80 or older

Researchers evaluate the effect of intensive systolic blood pressure control in people aged 80 or older

Prenatal phthalate exposure may contribute to deficits in motor function in girls

Prenatal phthalate exposure may contribute to deficits in motor function in girls

Exercise and a healthy lifestyle shown to reduce the risk of dementia

Exercise and a healthy lifestyle shown to reduce the risk of dementia

Study shows cardiorespiratory exercise is good for the brain's gray matter

Study shows cardiorespiratory exercise is good for the brain's gray matter

Extending ‘healthspan’: Brain scientists tap into the secrets of living well longer

Extending ‘healthspan’: Brain scientists tap into the secrets of living well longer

Developing brain vulnerable to HIV despite early treatment

Developing brain vulnerable to HIV despite early treatment

MSU study: Despite early treatment, HIV still attacks children’s brains

MSU study: Despite early treatment, HIV still attacks children’s brains

Radiation-induced brain damage: new study reveals the mechanism

Radiation-induced brain damage: new study reveals the mechanism

Researchers identify factors impacting money management skills in MS patients

Researchers identify factors impacting money management skills in MS patients

Study provides clues about how hydration affects cognitive performance in older adults

Study provides clues about how hydration affects cognitive performance in older adults

New study uncovers the genetic basis of memory

New study uncovers the genetic basis of memory

Focus on treating just the heart jeopardizes health of elderly in cardiac intensive care units

Focus on treating just the heart jeopardizes health of elderly in cardiac intensive care units

Aussies can have their health and eat meat too with new version of Mediterranean diet

Aussies can have their health and eat meat too with new version of Mediterranean diet

Study provides new insight into learning mechanisms of the cerebellum

Study provides new insight into learning mechanisms of the cerebellum

Proteins circulating in the blood could help predict people's age

Proteins circulating in the blood could help predict people's age