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Cognition is a concept used in different ways by different disciplines, but is generally accepted to mean the process of thought. For example, in psychology and cognitive science it refers to an information processing view of an individual's psychological functions.
Study sheds light on how genes and air pollution elevate healthy people’s depression risk

Study sheds light on how genes and air pollution elevate healthy people’s depression risk

Specific amino acids act against neurodegenerative processes, says study

Specific amino acids act against neurodegenerative processes, says study

New insights into the role of fat cells in cognitive decline and neurodegeneration

New insights into the role of fat cells in cognitive decline and neurodegeneration

Common drug to treat cancer reverses Alzheimer’s symptoms in mice

Common drug to treat cancer reverses Alzheimer’s symptoms in mice

Ketone supplement may be a new therapeutic strategy for enhancing brain health in adults with obesity

Ketone supplement may be a new therapeutic strategy for enhancing brain health in adults with obesity

Researchers discover that existing drug can enhance memory

Researchers discover that existing drug can enhance memory

Study explores the benefits of the MIND diet for older adults

Study explores the benefits of the MIND diet for older adults

Scientists explore whether consuming cocoa can help us age better

Scientists explore whether consuming cocoa can help us age better

New research focuses on possible treatment options for childhood brain cancer

New research focuses on possible treatment options for childhood brain cancer

Study identifies DNA alterations that underpin brain and cognitive decline in the elderly

Study identifies DNA alterations that underpin brain and cognitive decline in the elderly

Natural compounds in apples and other fruits may improve brain function

Natural compounds in apples and other fruits may improve brain function

Scientists discover the origin of rare genetic syndrome

Scientists discover the origin of rare genetic syndrome

Caffeinated coffee helps to minimize reductions in attention and cognitive function

Caffeinated coffee helps to minimize reductions in attention and cognitive function

Study may lead to new approaches to protect older individuals from viruses

Study may lead to new approaches to protect older individuals from viruses

Damage to brain cells causes a chain reaction that impacts 'bystander' neurons

Damage to brain cells causes a chain reaction that impacts 'bystander' neurons

Study could explain why some people are severely affected by Bardet-Biedl syndrome

Study could explain why some people are severely affected by Bardet-Biedl syndrome

Gut dysbiosis in people with Huntington's disease may offer a potential target for future treatment

Gut dysbiosis in people with Huntington's disease may offer a potential target for future treatment

Supercomputer analyses point to a new pathway for COVID-19 inflammatory response

Supercomputer analyses point to a new pathway for COVID-19 inflammatory response

Study may help design effective treatments for Alzheimer’s disease

Study may help design effective treatments for Alzheimer’s disease

Excessive degradation of mitochondria causes severe disease in children

Excessive degradation of mitochondria causes severe disease in children