Definition of Cognition. Meaning of Cognition. Synonyms of Cognition

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Definition of Cognition

Cognition
Cognition Cog*ni"tion, n. [L. cognitio, fr. cognoscere, cognitum, to become acquainted with, to know; co- + noscere, gnoscere, to get a knowledge of. See Know, v. t.] 1. The act of knowing; knowledge; perception. I will not be myself nor have cognation Of what I feel: I am all patience. --Shak. 2. That which is known.

Meaning of Cognition from wikipedia

- Cognition is the "mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought, experience, and the senses". It encomp****es all aspects...
- Embodied cognition is the concept suggesting that many features of cognition are shaped by the state and capacities of the organism. The cognitive features...
- The journal Consciousness and Cognition provides a forum for scientific approaches to the issues of consciousness, voluntary control, and self. The journal...
- The need for cognition (NFC), in psychology, is a personality variable reflecting the extent to which individuals are inclined towards effortful cognitive...
- Animal cognition encomp****es the mental capacities of non-human animals including insect cognition. The study of animal conditioning and learning used...
- Elephant cognition is animal cognition as present in elephants. Most contemporary ethologists view the elephant as one of the world's most intelligent...
- Distributed cognition is an approach to cognitive science research that was developed by cognitive anthropologist Edwin Hutchins during the 1990s. From...
- Epistemic cognition, sometimes known as epistemological beliefs, or personal epistemology, is "cognition about knowledge and knowing", an area of research...
- these drugs may enhance cognition in healthy people. In particular, the classes of stimulants that demonstrate possible cognition-enhancing effects in humans...
- The evolution of cognition is the process by which life on Earth has gone from organisms with little to no cognitive function to a greatly varying display...