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{{Definition|'''Cognition''' is an intellectual process that produces knowledge from [[perception]] or ideas. It describes the conscious operations of the mind by which one becomes aware of thoughts and perceptions, including all aspects of perceiving, thinking, and remembering.}}
 
{{Definition|'''Cognition''' is an intellectual process that produces knowledge from [[perception]] or ideas. It describes the conscious operations of the mind by which one becomes aware of thoughts and perceptions, including all aspects of perceiving, thinking, and remembering.}}
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{{Quotation|the mental processes that are involved in perception, attention, memory, problem solving, reasoning, and making decisions.|[Goldstein, 2005]}}
  
 
{{Quotation|The process of receiving, processing, storing, and using information.|[Heffner, 2004]}}
 
{{Quotation|The process of receiving, processing, storing, and using information.|[Heffner, 2004]}}
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== References ==
 
== References ==
 
*[CTRU, 2004]: Clinical Trials Research Unit, [http://www.ctru.auckland.ac.nz/glossary/c.html Medical Glossary], Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Retrieved at: 2004. http://www.ctru.auckland.ac.nz/glossary/c.html
 
*[CTRU, 2004]: Clinical Trials Research Unit, [http://www.ctru.auckland.ac.nz/glossary/c.html Medical Glossary], Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Retrieved at: 2004. http://www.ctru.auckland.ac.nz/glossary/c.html
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*[Goldstein, 2005] Goldstein, Bruce. Cognitive Psychology, Thomson Wadsworth, 2005, p. 2.
 
*[Heffner, 2003]: Heffner Media Group, Inc., [http://allpsych.com/dictionary/ Psychology Dictionary], in ''AllPsych Online'', Created at: 2003, Retrieved at: 2004. http://allpsych.com/dictionary/
 
*[Heffner, 2003]: Heffner Media Group, Inc., [http://allpsych.com/dictionary/ Psychology Dictionary], in ''AllPsych Online'', Created at: 2003, Retrieved at: 2004. http://allpsych.com/dictionary/
  
 
[[Category: Glossary]]
 
[[Category: Glossary]]

Revision as of 09:59, 12 November 2007

Cognition is an intellectual process that produces knowledge from perception or ideas. It describes the conscious operations of the mind by which one becomes aware of thoughts and perceptions, including all aspects of perceiving, thinking, and remembering.
the mental processes that are involved in perception, attention, memory, problem solving, reasoning, and making decisions.
[Goldstein, 2005]


The process of receiving, processing, storing, and using information.
[Heffner, 2004]


Cognition (or cognitive function) higher intellectual functioning including awareness, perception, reasoning, memory, and problem solving
[CTRU, 2004]


References