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Definition of the noun cognition

What does cognition mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: cognitions

  1. the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning

Alternative definition of the noun cognition


  1. The process of knowing.
  2. [countable] A result of a cognitive process.


Cognition is a record label.


"Cognition" is a musical album of Knave.

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  1. "Cognition" is a book by Daniel T. Willingham.
  2. "Cognition" is a book by Tom Rockmore.
    • also known as "Cognition: an introduction to Hegel's Phenomenology of spirit"


  1. Cognition: In science, cognition is the set of all mental abilities and processes related to knowledge: attention, memory & working memory, judgement & evaluation, reasoning & "computation", problem solving & decision making, comprehension & production of language, etc. Human cognition is conscious and unconscious, concrete or abstract, as well as intuitive and conceptual. Cognitive processes use existing knowledge and generate new knowledge.
    • also known as 認知
  2. Cognition: Cognition: International Journal of Cognitive Science is a bimonthly peer-reviewed scientific journal covering cognitive science. It was established in 1972 and is published by Elsevier.
  3. cognition is a gene ontology group, gene group.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Cognition

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Google previewThe Mind as a Scientific Object (2005)

Between Brain and Culture by Christina E. Erneling, David M. Johnson

Therefore, dynamical cognitive science is in the process of demonstrating that cognition is a physical phenomenon in the most substantial and direct sense. If the dynamical approach succeeds, then cognition is not physical because it is ...

Google previewNeuropsychiatry: An Introductory Approach (2001)

by David B. Arciniegas, Thomas P. Beresford

More specifically, cognition refers to the essential processes by which things are known, such as perception, attention, memory, recognition,

Google previewThe Oxford Handbook of Environmental and Conservation Psychology (2012)

by Susan D. Clayton

spatial cognition is an enormous topic, and more than a few researchers have lamented the difficulty in defining the concept (e.g., Foreman 86 Gillett, 1997). Broadly speaking, spatial cognition is the knowledge or understanding of the self in ...

Google previewReinventing Drama (1999)

Acting, Iconicity, Performance by Bruce G. Shapiro

Performance Cognition Cognition is an individual's innate reasoning capacity. It evolves throughout life into a personal habit for developing knowledge out of situations. Performance cognition is the actor's adaptation of this personal habit to ...

Google previewLanguage Production, Cognition, and the Lexicon (2014)

by Núria Gala, Reinhard Rapp, Gemma Bel-Enguix

Florida Institute of Human and Machine Cognition, Ocala...

Google previewCompanion Encyclopedia of Asian Philosophy (2002)

by Dr Brian Carr, Indira Mahalingam

cognition needs to be established, the question arises as to what sort of criterion has to be resorted to. The problem of pramāa has been raised and discussed by the Indian epistemological thinkers precisely against this background.

Google previewThe Concise Encyclopedia of Sociology (2010)

by George Ritzer, J. Michael Ryan

SOCIAL COGNITION The main position of modern historical sociology, which is another type of general theory, is that there can be no single explanation for all the important transitions in human history. Important contemporary work in that ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Computer Interaction (2005)

by Ghaoui, Claude

Cognition. 6. Anthony Faiola Indiana University, USA INTRODUCTION With the increasing demand for global communication between countries, it is imperative that we understand the importance of national culture in human communication ...

Google previewA dictionary of philosophy in the words of philosophers (1887)

by J. Radford Thomson

COGNITION. (See Knowledge.) The Term. Its psychological significance. Cognition is a general name which we may apply to all those mental states in which there is made known in consciousness either some affection or activity of the mind ...

Google previewThe MIT Encyclopedia of the Cognitive Sciences (2001)

by Robert Andrew Wilson, Frank C. Keil

Social Cognition in Animals all cognitive processes do share some basic, defining features, the mind is not an all-purpose information processing device that understands social objects in the same way that it understands tomatoes, ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Descartes to gender and science (1998)

by Edward Craig

The point of this focus, according to Logic philosophers, is to be able to trace a cognition or claim to a reliable source as a way of dispelling doubt and ending debate: Yogacarins turn to coherence considerations as the test of truth and ...

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It was an initiation into the love of learning, of learning how to learn, that was revealed to me by my BLS masters as a matter of interdisciplinary cognition-that is, learning to know something by its relation to something else. (Leonard Bernstein)
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Scrabble value of C3O1G2N1I1T1I1O1N1

The value of this 9-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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