|Definition (Myers): the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing, remembering, and communicating1|
|Definition (alternative): scientific term for "the process of thought"2|
|Contextual explanation: cognition refers to everything that's related to thinking. When we're trying to remember that definition on our psychology test, or trying to understand the concept of cognition, processing in that cool psychology term, it's all related to cognition. It's another fancy word for thinking.|
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The brain is the organ that is most closely associated to cognition. After all, our brains are the ones that are doing the thinking.
A video by a UCSD professor.
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|Edited by: Peter|
|Date of last edit: October 15, 2009|