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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.
Researchers find long-term structural, functional brain abnormalities in individuals with AUDs

Researchers find long-term structural, functional brain abnormalities in individuals with AUDs

Why some patients with brain markers for Alzheimer's never develop the condition

Why some patients with brain markers for Alzheimer's never develop the condition

Research shows link between high blood levels of omega-3s and better brain function in children

Research shows link between high blood levels of omega-3s and better brain function in children

Older kidney disease patients on dialysis have higher dementia risk

Older kidney disease patients on dialysis have higher dementia risk

Alzheimer's drug may prevent disease progression if used before symptoms appear

Alzheimer's drug may prevent disease progression if used before symptoms appear

Measure of belly fat associated with reduced cognitive function in older adults

Measure of belly fat associated with reduced cognitive function in older adults

Researchers explore influence of dietary nitrate on cognitive function in veterans with GWI

Researchers explore influence of dietary nitrate on cognitive function in veterans with GWI

Study: Women's brains more vulnerable than men's to injury from soccer heading

Study: Women's brains more vulnerable than men's to injury from soccer heading

Cannabis appears to have no effect on breathlessness during exercise in advanced COPD patients

Cannabis appears to have no effect on breathlessness during exercise in advanced COPD patients

Newly identified target may lead to discovery of treatments for chronic inflammatory diseases

Newly identified target may lead to discovery of treatments for chronic inflammatory diseases

Aggressive lowering of blood pressure reduces MCI risk, study shows

Aggressive lowering of blood pressure reduces MCI risk, study shows

Reduced plasmalogen level may increase risk of Alzheimer's disease, shows study

Reduced plasmalogen level may increase risk of Alzheimer's disease, shows study

Muscle fitness is strongly associated with improved rate of aging in the brain

Muscle fitness is strongly associated with improved rate of aging in the brain

Study finds link between anesthesia, surgery and subtle cognitive decline in older adults

Study finds link between anesthesia, surgery and subtle cognitive decline in older adults

Study provides insights into healthy aging of Asian-Americans

Study provides insights into healthy aging of Asian-Americans

Therapy dogs found to be effective in reducing ADHD symptoms in children

Therapy dogs found to be effective in reducing ADHD symptoms in children

Cognitive functions often wilt as water departs the body, shows study

Cognitive functions often wilt as water departs the body, shows study

Systematic review: Role of walnut consumption on cardiovascular risk factors

Systematic review: Role of walnut consumption on cardiovascular risk factors

Study: ‘Skinny fat’ may be important predictor of cognitive performance in older adults

Study: ‘Skinny fat’ may be important predictor of cognitive performance in older adults

Increase in marker of inflammation from mid to late life linked with dementia

Increase in marker of inflammation from mid to late life linked with dementia