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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.
Complimentary tests to quantify cognitive changes in dogs could aid humans with Alzheimer's disease

Complimentary tests to quantify cognitive changes in dogs could aid humans with Alzheimer's disease

Changes in gut microbiome impact depression

Changes in gut microbiome impact depression

Are you getting enough sleep?

Are you getting enough sleep?

Review explores links between paranormal beliefs and cognitive function

Review explores links between paranormal beliefs and cognitive function

Elevated levels of PHGDH enzyme associated with Alzheimer’s disease pathology

Elevated levels of PHGDH enzyme associated with Alzheimer’s disease pathology

Study uses brain organoids to reveal how autism-linked genetic mutation disrupts neural development

Study uses brain organoids to reveal how autism-linked genetic mutation disrupts neural development

Residential exposure to greenspace may improve overall cognitive function

Residential exposure to greenspace may improve overall cognitive function

New tool delivers and electrically stimulates stem cells to promote stroke recovery

New tool delivers and electrically stimulates stem cells to promote stroke recovery

Most blood tests to detect Alzheimer’s disease perform inconsistently across racial groups

Most blood tests to detect Alzheimer’s disease perform inconsistently across racial groups

'Epigenetic age' can predict performance on cognitive tests later in life

'Epigenetic age' can predict performance on cognitive tests later in life

Einstein Aging Study secures $32 million NIH grant to help address the rising tide of Alzheimer's disease

Einstein Aging Study secures $32 million NIH grant to help address the rising tide of Alzheimer's disease

New insight into neuropsychiatric symptoms in people with Alzheimer’s disease

New insight into neuropsychiatric symptoms in people with Alzheimer’s disease

Certain personality traits may play a role in cognitive functioning later in life

Certain personality traits may play a role in cognitive functioning later in life

Patients treated with edoxaban after TAVR do not find reduction in mini strokes, blood clots in the brain

Patients treated with edoxaban after TAVR do not find reduction in mini strokes, blood clots in the brain

Studies provide a pathway to better understand the return of consciousness after TBI

Studies provide a pathway to better understand the return of consciousness after TBI

Brain fog in post-COVID Canadians

Brain fog in post-COVID Canadians

Vitamin C deficiency associated with cognitive impairment among older hospitalized patients

Vitamin C deficiency associated with cognitive impairment among older hospitalized patients

People with elevated blood pressure upon standing more likely to have risk for cardiovascular events

People with elevated blood pressure upon standing more likely to have risk for cardiovascular events

Prevalence and duration of post-COVID condition in healthcare workers

Prevalence and duration of post-COVID condition in healthcare workers

Disability-free life expectancy improving even for people with common chronic conditions

Disability-free life expectancy improving even for people with common chronic conditions