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Definition of Cognition


  1. The act of knowing; knowledge; perception.
  2. That which is known.

Cognition Quotations

Our minds influence the key activity of the brain, which then influences everything; perception, cognition, thoughts and feelings, personal relationships; they're all a projection of you.
Deepak Chopra

Liberating education consists in acts of cognition, not transferrals of information.
Paulo Freire

What helps with aging is serious cognition - thinking and understanding. You have to truly grasp that everybody ages. Everybody dies. There is no turning back the clock. So the question in life becomes: What are you going to do while you're here?
Goldie Hawn

The first principle of cognitive therapy is that all your moods are created by your 'cognitions,' or thoughts. A cognition refers to the way you look at things - your perceptions, mental attitudes, and beliefs. It includes the way you interpret things - what you say. about something or someone to yourself.
David D. Burns

Relativism is neither a method of fighting, nor a method of creating, for both of these are uncompromising and at times even ruthless; rather, it is a method of cognition.
Karel Capek
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Cognition Translations

cognition in German is Erkenntnis, Erkennung, Erkenntnis
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