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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.
U-M scientists give tips about how teachers can keep classrooms safe from COVID-19

U-M scientists give tips about how teachers can keep classrooms safe from COVID-19

Regular patterns of activity are important for healthy aging and mental health, study suggests

Regular patterns of activity are important for healthy aging and mental health, study suggests

Donor iron deficiency produces no harmful effects on donated blood quality or donor wellbeing

Donor iron deficiency produces no harmful effects on donated blood quality or donor wellbeing

Older people with insomnia more likely to develop memory decline, finds study

Older people with insomnia more likely to develop memory decline, finds study

Inhaled glucocorticoids linked to changes in brain matter

Inhaled glucocorticoids linked to changes in brain matter

Studies show link between OSA and decline in mental processing powers, increased risk of blood clots, cancer

Studies show link between OSA and decline in mental processing powers, increased risk of blood clots, cancer

GnRH therapy could improve cognitive deficits in men with Down syndrome

GnRH therapy could improve cognitive deficits in men with Down syndrome

Study sheds new light on the nature of balance deficits in neurocognitive disorders

Study sheds new light on the nature of balance deficits in neurocognitive disorders

Sacubitril/valsartan does not change cognitive function in patients with heart failure

Sacubitril/valsartan does not change cognitive function in patients with heart failure

Brain stimulation improves memory function in older adults

Brain stimulation improves memory function in older adults

Non-hospitalized COVID patients show only minor cognitive impairments at long-term follow up

Non-hospitalized COVID patients show only minor cognitive impairments at long-term follow up

UCL researchers identify multiple risk factors for a prematurely aging brain

UCL researchers identify multiple risk factors for a prematurely aging brain

Therapeutic target for several metabolic diseases may help fight Alzheimer’s disease

Therapeutic target for several metabolic diseases may help fight Alzheimer’s disease

Here's why thinking hard exhausts you

Here's why thinking hard exhausts you

Neuronal cilia are important for dopamine receptor 1 signaling, study shows

Neuronal cilia are important for dopamine receptor 1 signaling, study shows

BU researcher secures NIH grant to examine the impact of racism-related chronic stress on brain health

BU researcher secures NIH grant to examine the impact of racism-related chronic stress on brain health

Alzheimer’s disease is associated with characteristic gut metabolomic signatures

Alzheimer’s disease is associated with characteristic gut metabolomic signatures

Fatigue and headache among the most common symptoms following COVID-19 infections

Fatigue and headache among the most common symptoms following COVID-19 infections

Rural early-onset Alzheimer’s patients less likely to see specialists than city dwellers

Rural early-onset Alzheimer’s patients less likely to see specialists than city dwellers