What does Cognitive mean?

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ˈkɒg nɪ tɪvCog·ni·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cognitiveadjective

    of or being or relating to or involving cognition

    "cognitive psychology"; "cognitive style"


  1. cognitiveadjective

    The part of mental functions that deals with logic, as opposed to affective which deals with emotions.

  2. Etymology: From cognitus, perfect passive participle of cognosco + adjective suffix -ivus.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Cognitiveadjective

    Having the power of knowing.

    Etymology: from cognitus, Latin.

    Unless the understanding employ and exercise its cognitive or apprehensive power about these terms, there can be no actual apprehension of them. Robert South, Sermons.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cognitiveadjective

    knowing, or apprehending by the understanding; as, cognitive power


  1. Cognitive

    Of or being or relating to or involving cognition.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Cognitive' in Adjectives Frequency: #916

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cognitive in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cognitive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Cognitive in a Sentence

  1. Wayne Hall:

    People who used occasionally in their 20s and discontinue as most cannabis users do, are at low risk of developing any cognitive impairment, but cannabis is a drug, and like all drugs, it can harm users when used in particular ways.

  2. Emily Chew:

    There was a dose response to following the diet that was consistent in both studies, those who had the highest adherence to the diet had better protection than those who are in the second tier, who had more cognitive protection than those in the last tier.

  3. Catherine Carey:

    The natural next step is to study other activities -- not just memory, cognitive tests, what about crafting activities? Something people do naturally because they're enjoyable.

  4. Mexican American:

    What you can actually look at is making sure kids stay in school, making sure they finish high school, that cognitive reserve is so critical.

  5. Leonard Mlodinow:

    Nothing projects intelligence quite like confidence. When you believe in yourself, it shows, and research shows that believing in yourself improves your performance on cognitive tasks. Self-doubt, on the other hand, impairs your performance. What’s worse is that other people pick up on this doubt, which makes you appear less intelligent to them. If you want people to believe in you, you have to believe in yourself. If you’re really smart, you should n’t have to use big words to broadcast it. True intelligence speaks for itself, so you don’t have to show off your impressive vocabulary. In addition, you always run the chance of being wrong. Using a big word incorrectly makes you look, well, not so smart. So, if you want to appear more intelligent, stop studying the dictionary and just focus on communicating effectively. Related : 8 Great Tricks for Reading People's Body Language Communication expert Leonard Mlodinow makes the case that even if two people say exactly the same thing, the one who says it most expressively will be perceived as being smarter. If two speakers utter exactly the same words, but one speaks a little faster and louder and with fewer pauses and greater variation in volume, that speaker will be judged to be more energetic, knowledgeable, and intelligent.

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  • Linda Smith
    Linda Smith
    I do not remember how my picture got here; is that a cognitive mental function?
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