of or being or relating to or involving cognition
"cognitive psychology"; "cognitive style"
The part of mental functions that deals with logic, as opposed to affective which deals with emotions.
Origin: From cognitus, perfect passive participle of cognosco + adjective suffix -ivus.
knowing, or apprehending by the understanding; as, cognitive power
Of or being or relating to or involving cognition.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'cognitive' in Adjectives Frequency: #916
The numerical value of cognitive in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of cognitive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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There are ‘cognitive biases’ built into all of us, we can’t help it. Marketing either works with or against the cognitive biases.
These healthy fats have been shown to improve cognitive function and brain health, conversely, research suggests that eating unhealthy fats like trans fats found in processed foods, and saturated fats in animal foods accelerated cognitive decline, poor memory, and is linked with an increased risk of dementia.
The main reason for the lack of significant differences between computerized cognitive behavioral therapy and usual care was low adherence and engagement with treatment, if we want patients to benefit form computerized cognitive behavioral therapy we have to find a way to engage them and increase their adherence.
Since the pathology underlying any effect of anticholinergic drugs on cognitive function likely takes years to manifest, if a patient is clearly benefiting from a drug in the short-term, but may not survive in the long term, any cognitive harm from the drug may be inconsequential, on the other hand, a healthier patient particularly concerned about future dementia risk, whether because of family history or other reason, may consider alternative treatments.
We were interested in looking at this particular group who have a high risk for cardiovascular disease because they are also going to have a high risk of cognitive decline, previous research has suggested that a Mediterranean diet -- rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, fish, and healthy fats -- is associated with reduced risk of cognitive impairment. We've also seen preliminary research suggesting that eating vitamin C and folate-rich vegetables like spinach and broccoli may slow cognitive decline. Other research has suggested that blueberries may boost memory, and that a high intake of saturated and trans fats can have negative effects. So it's no surprise that to me that the healthiest eaters in this study fared the best in terms of their cognitive health.
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