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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.}}
  
{{Quotation|The process of receiving, processing, storing, and using information. allpsych.com/dictionary/higher intellectual functioning including awareness, perception, reasoning, memory, and problem solving.|[CTRU, 2004]}}
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{{Quotation|The mental processes involved in perception, attention, memory, language, problem solving, reasoning, and making decisions.|[Goldstein, 2005]}}
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{{Quotation|The process of receiving, processing, storing, and using information.|[Heffner, 2004]}}
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{{Quotation|'''Cognition (or cognitive function)''' higher intellectual functioning including awareness, perception, reasoning, memory, and problem solving|[CTRU, 2004]}}
  
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
 
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*[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, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, 2004.
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*[Goldstein, 2005] Goldstein, Bruce. Cognitive Psychology, Thomson Wadsworth, 2005.
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*[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]]

Latest revision as of 10:01, 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 involved in perception, attention, memory, language, 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]


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