Cognitive describes something that is related to the act of thinking, perceiving, knowing, or acquiring knowledge. Cognitive development, for example, is a field of study in psychology that focuses on the perception, processing, and retention of information of children, and how this changes as they get older. It is used to describe something that is concerning cognition.
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