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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.
Study shows how alcohol may affect the brain, offers potential treatments for alcohol misuse

Study shows how alcohol may affect the brain, offers potential treatments for alcohol misuse

Study identifies a 'window of impairment' caused by cannabis intoxication

Study identifies a 'window of impairment' caused by cannabis intoxication

Sleep apnea treatment linked to lower risk of Alzheimer's and other dementias

Sleep apnea treatment linked to lower risk of Alzheimer's and other dementias

Study: Age-related changes in brain stem cells are more pronounced in male animals

Study: Age-related changes in brain stem cells are more pronounced in male animals

Phase 3 clinical trial tests new treatment for brain metastases from small-cell lung cancer

Phase 3 clinical trial tests new treatment for brain metastases from small-cell lung cancer

Study reveals sex-differences in aging of the brain stem cell niche

Study reveals sex-differences in aging of the brain stem cell niche

Diet and lifestyle may play a significant role in Alzheimer's disease

Diet and lifestyle may play a significant role in Alzheimer's disease

Exercise may not help maintain cognitive function in middle-aged women

Exercise may not help maintain cognitive function in middle-aged women

2021 AGS Annual Scientific Meeting goes virtual for the first time

2021 AGS Annual Scientific Meeting goes virtual for the first time

Drinking beetroot juice promotes oral bacteria linked to healthier blood vessels and brain function

Drinking beetroot juice promotes oral bacteria linked to healthier blood vessels and brain function

GlyNAC could improve many age-associated defects in older humans

GlyNAC could improve many age-associated defects in older humans

Resolving an argument is important for maintaining well-being in daily life

Resolving an argument is important for maintaining well-being in daily life

Exercise increases blood flow to the brain, study shows

Exercise increases blood flow to the brain, study shows

Stress-free life may lead to lower cognitive function

Stress-free life may lead to lower cognitive function

Dementia risk escalates with the number and severity of strokes

Dementia risk escalates with the number and severity of strokes

Inhibition of complement disrupts neurodegeneration, improves cognitive function in TBI patients

Inhibition of complement disrupts neurodegeneration, improves cognitive function in TBI patients

Negative impact of pandemic reduces people's cognitive capacity

Negative impact of pandemic reduces people's cognitive capacity

Researchers find new way to prevent attention deficits associated with Fragile X syndrome

Researchers find new way to prevent attention deficits associated with Fragile X syndrome

Plant-based diet can slow down heart failure, lower risk of cognitive decline and dementia

Plant-based diet can slow down heart failure, lower risk of cognitive decline and dementia

Mediterranean diet may have benefits for cognitive functioning in later life

Mediterranean diet may have benefits for cognitive functioning in later life