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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

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

There can be no knowledge without emotion. We may be aware of a truth, yet until we have felt its force, it is not ours. To the cognition of the brain must be added the experience of the soul.
Arnold Bennett

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

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

cognition in German is Erkenntnis, Erkennung, Erkenntnis
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