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  • adj. pertaining to cognitive functions that are linked to a particular area, pathway or network of the brain


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neuro- (nerve) + cognitive (pertaining to thought)


  • Relatively simple "neurocognitive" testing, including the use of standardized mental status scales such as the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE), can help screen patients and determine whether further evaluation by a specialist is indicated.

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  • Patients undergoing radiation often have to cope with long-term side-effects, such as neurocognitive delay and severe growth impairment. - latest science and technology news stories

  • Consideration of a new "risk syndromes" category, with information to help clinicians identify earlier stages of some serious mental disorders, such as neurocognitive disorder (dementia) and psychosis.


  • Sofa slugs, pay attention here: Aerobic exercise is panning out to be the best antidote we have to neurocognitive decline.

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  • Oddly, Dean Smith, the former North Carolina men's coach who was the winningest coach in college basketball history at the time of his retirement in 1997, suffers from a "progressive neurocognitive disorder" affecting his memory.

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  • A growing body of evidence has pointed to aerobic exercise as a low-cost hedge against neurocognitive decline.

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  • The neurocognitive phenotype of the 22q11. 2 deletion syndrome: selective deficit in visual-spatial memory.

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  • In utero cocaine exposure: adolescent and young adult neurocognitive outcome

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  • This study explores neurocognitive outcome, brain structure, response to stress and risk behaviors in African-American inner-city adolescents and young adults, half with gestational cocaine exposure and half without.

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  • Adolescent drug use: exploring neurocognitive precursors

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