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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.
Atorvastatin slows down mental decline and improves depressive symptoms in people with Alzheimer’s disease

Atorvastatin slows down mental decline and improves depressive symptoms in people with Alzheimer’s disease

Dementia patients receiving long-term treatment with Reminyl may be able to stay at home for longer compared

Dementia patients receiving long-term treatment with Reminyl may be able to stay at home for longer compared

After stopping drinking, the brain grows back - significant implications for treatment of alcoholism during recovery

After stopping drinking, the brain grows back - significant implications for treatment of alcoholism during recovery

An errant enzyme linked to bipolar disorder impairs awareness, perception and reasoning

An errant enzyme linked to bipolar disorder impairs awareness, perception and reasoning

Anxiety helps memory recall, but stress hinders complex problem solving

Anxiety helps memory recall, but stress hinders complex problem solving

Researchers have identified a protein in the brain that halts the progression of Alzheimer's

Researchers have identified a protein in the brain that halts the progression of Alzheimer's

New oral vaccine treatment is effective in reducing Alzheimer's disease pathology

New oral vaccine treatment is effective in reducing Alzheimer's disease pathology

Men undergoing prostate cancer therapy forget things faster

Men undergoing prostate cancer therapy forget things faster

Strong relationship between kids academic achievement and fitness

Strong relationship between kids academic achievement and fitness

Researchers investigate whether hormone therapy and two alternative herbal products can lessen memory in menopausal women

Researchers investigate whether hormone therapy and two alternative herbal products can lessen memory in menopausal women

Researchers pinpoint genetic cause of Timothy syndrome

Researchers pinpoint genetic cause of Timothy syndrome

Scientists embark on a five-year study of the effects of soy isoflavones found in dietary supplements on various body tissues

Scientists embark on a five-year study of the effects of soy isoflavones found in dietary supplements on various body tissues

New tool that cools the body from the inside out, rather than from the outside in

New tool that cools the body from the inside out, rather than from the outside in

Women aged 70 years and older who exercised regularly lower risk of cognitive impairment

Women aged 70 years and older who exercised regularly lower risk of cognitive impairment

New gene therapy technique may help treat Alzheimer's disease

New gene therapy technique may help treat Alzheimer's disease

Walking helps elderly men stave off dementia and Alzheimer's disease

Walking helps elderly men stave off dementia and Alzheimer's disease

Immunoglobulins might be promising treatment for Alzheimer's disease

Immunoglobulins might be promising treatment for Alzheimer's disease

Higher blood levels of homocysteine may be associated with changes in deep brain tissue in middle-aged men

Higher blood levels of homocysteine may be associated with changes in deep brain tissue in middle-aged men

Transthyretin discovery may halt progression of Alzheimer's

Transthyretin discovery may halt progression of Alzheimer's

Diarrhea the leading cause of death among the developing world's children

Diarrhea the leading cause of death among the developing world's children