Definitions for: Cognition

[n] the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning

Webster (1913) Definition: Cog*ni"tion, n. [L. cognitio, fr. cognoscere,
cognitum, to become acquainted with, to know; co- + noscere,
gnoscere, to get a knowledge of. See Know, v. t.]
1. The act of knowing; knowledge; perception.

I will not be myself nor have cognation Of what I
feel: I am all patience. --Shak.

2. That which is known.

Synonyms: knowledge, noesis

See Also: ability, attitude, brain, cognitive content, cognitive factor, cognitive operation, cognitive process, content, equivalent, general knowledge, head, history, inability, information, lexicon, lexis, mental attitude, mental lexicon, mental object, mental process, mind, nous, operation, perception, place, power, practice, process, psyche, psychological feature, public knowledge, structure, unconscious process, vocabulary

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