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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.
Frog brain discovery may pave the way for repairing birth defects in humans

Frog brain discovery may pave the way for repairing birth defects in humans

MU researchers examine how menopause can impact cognitive function

MU researchers examine how menopause can impact cognitive function

Depression in individuals with autism linked to less proactive cognitive control

Depression in individuals with autism linked to less proactive cognitive control

Neuroscientists discover anti-aging molecule that repairs age-related DNA damage

Neuroscientists discover anti-aging molecule that repairs age-related DNA damage

New study to explore long-term impacts of COVID-19 on mental health

New study to explore long-term impacts of COVID-19 on mental health

Exposure to racial residential segregation associated with worse cognitive performance in mid-life

Exposure to racial residential segregation associated with worse cognitive performance in mid-life

Day services may help improve cognitive function of Alzheimer's patients

Day services may help improve cognitive function of Alzheimer's patients

Iron-biofortified beans help improve physical performance of anemic women in Rwanda

Iron-biofortified beans help improve physical performance of anemic women in Rwanda

Study unravels mechanisms underpinning how the heart influences our perception

Study unravels mechanisms underpinning how the heart influences our perception

Excess weight may cause mental fatigue, research suggests

Excess weight may cause mental fatigue, research suggests

Study confirms that neuropeptide somatostatin can improve the brain’s cognitive function

Study confirms that neuropeptide somatostatin can improve the brain’s cognitive function

Study: Somatostatin treatment in cerebral cortex may improve visual processing, cognitive behaviors

Study: Somatostatin treatment in cerebral cortex may improve visual processing, cognitive behaviors

Atmospheric CO2 levels can cause cognitive impairment

Atmospheric CO2 levels can cause cognitive impairment

New drug preserves cognitive function in mice after brain irradiation

New drug preserves cognitive function in mice after brain irradiation

Childhood secondhand smoking exposure associated with poorer midlife cognitive function

Childhood secondhand smoking exposure associated with poorer midlife cognitive function

Mediterranean diet correlates with higher cognitive function

Mediterranean diet correlates with higher cognitive function

New form of magnetic brain stimulation relieves symptoms of severe depression

New form of magnetic brain stimulation relieves symptoms of severe depression

Alzheimer's disease: high amyloid levels linked to early disease

Alzheimer's disease: high amyloid levels linked to early disease

Unraveling gut-to-brain communication paves way for targeted treatments

Unraveling gut-to-brain communication paves way for targeted treatments

NUI Galway study provides insights on neural basis of intelligence

NUI Galway study provides insights on neural basis of intelligence