American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The mental process of knowing, including aspects such as awareness, perception, reasoning, and judgment.
- n. That which comes to be known, as through perception, reasoning, or intuition; knowledge.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Knowledge, or certain knowledge, as from personal view or experience; perception; cognizance.
- n. A mental act or process, or the product of an act, of the general nature of knowing or learning. The act of acquiring any sort of idea; consciousness referring to an object as affecting the subject; the objectification of feeling; an act of knowing in the widest sense, including sensation, imagination, instinct, etc.: in this sense, discriminated as a function of the mind from
- n. The formation of a concept, judgment, or argument, or that which is formed; the acquisition of knowledge by thinking, or the knowledge itself.
- n. A mental representation (the act or the product) which, by the operation of sensory perception or thought, is made to correspond to an external object, though not, it may be, accurately. The word cognitio was the ordinary scholastic term in this sense. Cognition was occasionally used by Hobbes, Cudworth, and other writers whose vocabulary was strongly influenced by the Latin, but is rarely met with in later English before Hamilton.
- n. In old Scots law, a process in the Court of Session by which cases concerning disputed marches were determined.
- n. Same as cognizance, 2.
- n. Cognition by direct insight, and not by ratiocination.
- n. Present perception of an object, with consciousness of it as an object.
- n. Knowledge more or less readily capable of practical application: opposed to speculative or metaphysical cognition, which is either incapable or not readily capable of such application.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act of knowing; knowledge; perception.
- n. That which is known.
- n. the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning
- From Middle English cognicion, from Latin cognitio ("knowledge, perception, a judicial examination, trial"), from cognitus, past participle of cognoscere ("to know"), from co- ("together") + *gnoscere, older form of noscere ("to know"); see know, and compare cognize, cognizance, cognizor, cognosce, connoisseur. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English cognicioun, from Latin cognitiō, cognitiōn-, from cognitus, past participle of cognōscere, to learn : co-, intensive pref.; see co- + gnōscere, to know; see gnō- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“This is consistent with Wikipedia's definition: "The term cognition Latin: cognoscere, "to know", "to conceptualize" or "to recognize" refers to a faculty for the processing of information, applying knowledge, and changing preferences.”
“It should, however, be noted that there are similar difficulties in defining the term cognition Holyoak and Gordon 1984, p. 62, and, of course, rationality.”
“If there were any categories where blacks did better as a group, I think it would come down to comparability (i. e that cognition is not directly comparable because of different statistical strengths and weaknesses).”
“Behavior Therapy – encourage persons to behave differently can cause new changes in cognition”
“Bounded cognition is a huge problem for EMH — most people cannot actually grasp what is going on.”
“The Alzheimer's Association and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say all adults can take steps to improve or maintain cognition:”
“Does everyone in ID think all this research into cognition is useless, a waste of money?”
“Besides being nice to look at (and a neat demonstration of fluid mechanics), this phenomenon also might throw some light on dolphin cognition, since the skill to create the rings is a bit subtle and tends to be taught from one dolphin to the next via careful observation and practice.”
“From the net-gang hobos (and their remarkable, cellular-automata driven fleamarkets) to the weird economic boom in cognition research, to the idea of leisure unions and anti-work activist techno-triumphalists, this book fizzes with awesome ideas.”
“Extremely low birth weight young adults reported more functional limitations in cognition, sensation, mobility, and self-care, compared with control subjects.”
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