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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.
Environment-cognition associations vary based on genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's

Environment-cognition associations vary based on genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's

NRG Oncology trial: Hippocampal avoidance during whole-brain radiotherapy reduces risks

NRG Oncology trial: Hippocampal avoidance during whole-brain radiotherapy reduces risks

Diverse activities are key to maintaining cognitive function throughout adulthood

Diverse activities are key to maintaining cognitive function throughout adulthood

Mediterranean diet promotes healthy aging with healthier gut microbiome

Mediterranean diet promotes healthy aging with healthier gut microbiome

Subtle differences in cognitive performance predict progression to Alzheimer's pathology

Subtle differences in cognitive performance predict progression to Alzheimer's pathology

UIC researchers discover unique organ-specific signatures for endothelial cells

UIC researchers discover unique organ-specific signatures for endothelial cells

Neuronal necrosis occurs much earlier in Alzheimer’s disease progression than previously thought

Neuronal necrosis occurs much earlier in Alzheimer’s disease progression than previously thought

Bilingualism can delay symptoms of dementia, study reveals

Bilingualism can delay symptoms of dementia, study reveals

Research shows how the brain's immune system could be activated to improve memory

Research shows how the brain's immune system could be activated to improve memory

Blood test for inflammatory and cell senescence biomarkers may help predict cognitive decline

Blood test for inflammatory and cell senescence biomarkers may help predict cognitive decline

Age-linked cognitive decline could be slowed by immune activation

Age-linked cognitive decline could be slowed by immune activation

Higher abdominal fat linked with reduced cognitive function in older patients with diabetes

Higher abdominal fat linked with reduced cognitive function in older patients with diabetes

Regular aerobic exercise could enhance cognitive functions in adults at risk for Alzheimer’s

Regular aerobic exercise could enhance cognitive functions in adults at risk for Alzheimer’s

A collaborative partnership to understand the impact of music therapies on mental health

A collaborative partnership to understand the impact of music therapies on mental health

Concordia study investigates the link between cognition and hearing or vision loss

Concordia study investigates the link between cognition and hearing or vision loss

Walnut consumption may delay cognitive decline in at-risk elderly population

Walnut consumption may delay cognitive decline in at-risk elderly population

Exploring link between elevated blood pressure early in life and dementia

Exploring link between elevated blood pressure early in life and dementia

Blue light exposure therapy can aid in healing people with mTBI

Blue light exposure therapy can aid in healing people with mTBI

Cannabinoids can alleviate some symptoms of endometriosis

Cannabinoids can alleviate some symptoms of endometriosis

Missing a key protein in the brain can cause autism-like behaviors

Missing a key protein in the brain can cause autism-like behaviors