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ˈkɒg nɪ tɪvcog·ni·tive
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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.
Etymology: From cognitus, perfect passive participle of cognosco + adjective suffix -ivus.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
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.
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
Examples of cognitive in a Sentence
In the 1800s, 90 percent of us were just farming. Today it’s 2 percent of us. What happened to the other 88 percent? Technology came and gave us wings, ‘Smart’ has become so abused a term. It has become more of a marketing ploy. But true ‘smart’ technology—a true cognitive agent—will almost force man to say, ‘Lift up your game.’ Because the commonplace, mundane chores that were abusing your intellectual capabilities are no longer there. Descartes’ classic ‘Je pense, donc je suis’—‘I think, therefore I am’—has never been more applicable to man’s pursuits.
The more physical activity, the higher the synaptic protein levels in brain tissue. This suggests that every movement counts when it comes to brain health, we recommend aiming for 150 min/week of physical activity. Prior studies have shown that even walking relates to reduced risk of cognitive decline ! .
I think [ADP has] always had a bit of cognitive dissonance about Zenefits. On the one hand, we don’t do payroll—we’re a sales channel for them for payroll. On the other hand, although people think of ADP as a payroll company, they make a lot of money by taking that core payroll business and upselling clients on all of this other stuff, i think what happened for ADP is that at a certain point, their view of us flipped from uncertainty to a decision that they absolutely didn’t like us. Who knows? They might decide in six months to a year, ‘Oh my gosh, this is a mistake, we’d much rather partner with Zenefits—they have a lot of customers in the market, and we don’t want to block ourselves out of all of those customers.’.
I wanted to find the solution that will engage children aged 5-10, meet them at their cognitive and motor skills.
If you wait until people have got significant cognitive problems, then the damage is already done, i personally think it's going to get better once we have an effective treatment.
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- kognitif, kognisiMalay
- سنجیدگی سےUrdu
- nhận thứcVietnamese
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