Definition of Cognitive

1. Adjective. Of or being or relating to or involving cognition. "Cognitive style"

Partainyms: Cognition
Derivative terms: Cognize

Definition of Cognitive

1. a. Knowing, or apprehending by the understanding; as, cognitive power.

Definition of Cognitive

1. Adjective. The part of mental functions that deals with logic, as opposed to affective which deals with emotions. ¹

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Definition of Cognitive

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Cognitive

1. Of, pertaining, to or characterised by cognition. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cognitive

cognition disorder
cognitive (current term)
cognitive content
cognitive disability
cognitive dissonance
cognitive dissonance theory
cognitive factor
cognitive laterality quotient
cognitive neuroscience
cognitive neuroscientist
cognitive operation
cognitive process
cognitive psychology
cognitive reappraisal
cognitive relativism
cognitive science

Literary usage of Cognitive

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Nutrient Composition of Rations for Short-term, High-intensity Combat Operations by Institute of Medicine (U. S.), Fnb, High-stress Situations, Committee on Military Nutrition Research, National Academy of Sciences (2006)
"Macronutrient Composition of Military Rations for cognitive Performance in Short-Term, High-Stress Situations Randall J. Kaplan, Canadian Sugar Institute ..."

2. Strategic Education Research Partnership by Suzanne Donovan, Alexandra K. Wigdor, Catherine E. Snow (2003)
"And despite its success, Anderson argues that the cognitive Tutor Algebra I ... There is no reason why the cognitive tutors could not be extended to these ..."

3. The New Englander by William Lathrop Kingsley (1883)
"From this fact we infer, that the a priori cognitive power of the mind is so ... When the result of a cognitive act is permanent, it must be either a ..."

4. The Psychology of Musical Talent by Carl Emil Seashore (1919)
"THE PHYSIOLOGICAL VERSUS THE cognitive LIMIT Nature of the physiological limit. The bed-rock limit of a natural capacity of this kind we call the ..."

5. Americas Kindergartners: Findings from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study by Jerry West, Kristin Denton, Elvie Germino-Hausken (2000)
"cognitive Skills and Knowledge Children's cognitive skills and knowledge are ... Researchers have conceived cognitive development as an extended set of ..."

6. Batterer Intervention: Program Approaches & Criminal Justice Strategies by Christine Smith, Kerry Healey, Chris O'Sullivan (1999)
"—Group Leader, DAIS, Des Moines cognitive-Behavioral Techniques The majority of programs visited for this report incorporated cognitive-behavioral ..."

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