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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.
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

MRI techniques can help spot, track cognitive impairment in professional fighters

MRI techniques can help spot, track cognitive impairment in professional fighters

Physical activity linked to reduced fatigue, better cognitive function in cancer survivors

Physical activity linked to reduced fatigue, better cognitive function in cancer survivors

Higher levels of neuroticism may reduce risk of death for some individuals

Higher levels of neuroticism may reduce risk of death for some individuals

Study finds no convincing evidence to support link between PPI use and dementia risk

Study finds no convincing evidence to support link between PPI use and dementia risk

A heart-healthy diet may lower risk of cognitive impairment in old age, studies suggest

A heart-healthy diet may lower risk of cognitive impairment in old age, studies suggest

Urgent hospitalizations linked to increased rate of cognitive decline in older adults

Urgent hospitalizations linked to increased rate of cognitive decline in older adults

Regular word puzzle use linked to better brain function in later life

Regular word puzzle use linked to better brain function in later life

Study finds markers of long-term brain injury in the blood of boxers and fighters

Study finds markers of long-term brain injury in the blood of boxers and fighters

Reduced mastication impairs memory and learning functions, research reveals

Reduced mastication impairs memory and learning functions, research reveals

Healthy lifestyle changes linked to survival and high functionality in older adults

Healthy lifestyle changes linked to survival and high functionality in older adults

New study shows link between marijuana use and psychotic-like experiences

New study shows link between marijuana use and psychotic-like experiences

Walking during work does not impair cognitive performance, study suggests

Walking during work does not impair cognitive performance, study suggests

Cocoa and chocolate consumption could provide beneficial effects on cognitive function

Cocoa and chocolate consumption could provide beneficial effects on cognitive function