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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.
Latin American and Caribbean research contributions to tackle challenges posed by brain diseases

Latin American and Caribbean research contributions to tackle challenges posed by brain diseases

Global prevalence of dementia estimated to increase to more than 152 million by 2050

Global prevalence of dementia estimated to increase to more than 152 million by 2050

Air quality improvement linked with reduced risk of dementia

Air quality improvement linked with reduced risk of dementia

Cognitive decline linked with bone loss and increased fracture risk in women

Cognitive decline linked with bone loss and increased fracture risk in women

Cognitive decline increases future fracture risk in women

Cognitive decline increases future fracture risk in women

Modular network organization critical for persistent neural activity and brain communication

Modular network organization critical for persistent neural activity and brain communication

People's desire to live into older ages reduced by hypothetical adverse life scenarios

People's desire to live into older ages reduced by hypothetical adverse life scenarios

Digital technologies amplify the ability to detect subtle differences in cognitive function tests

Digital technologies amplify the ability to detect subtle differences in cognitive function tests

Research highlights long-lasting effects of childhood reading problems on cognitive skills

Research highlights long-lasting effects of childhood reading problems on cognitive skills

Study finds beneficial link between acute aerobic exercise and cognitive function

Study finds beneficial link between acute aerobic exercise and cognitive function

Organic food intake linked with better fluid intelligence and working memory in children

Organic food intake linked with better fluid intelligence and working memory in children

Study uncovers common neural mechanism for cognitive impairment in autism and schizophrenia

Study uncovers common neural mechanism for cognitive impairment in autism and schizophrenia

High levels of protein linked with heart health could protect against Alzheimer's-like brain damage

High levels of protein linked with heart health could protect against Alzheimer's-like brain damage

Investigational Alzheimer's drug reduces molecular markers of the disease

Investigational Alzheimer's drug reduces molecular markers of the disease

Study sheds new light on the brain's neural network and cortex structure

Study sheds new light on the brain's neural network and cortex structure

More research needed to clarify effects of cannabis on brain development of young adults with ADHD

More research needed to clarify effects of cannabis on brain development of young adults with ADHD

UIC discovery may lead to new treatments for alcohol use disorder and depression

UIC discovery may lead to new treatments for alcohol use disorder and depression

Study: cis P-tau is an early marker of vascular dementia, Alzheimer's disease

Study: cis P-tau is an early marker of vascular dementia, Alzheimer's disease

Study provides treatment options for children with average risk medulloblastoma

Study provides treatment options for children with average risk medulloblastoma

Healthy behaviors can prevent dementia, finds study

Healthy behaviors can prevent dementia, finds study