Meaning of “cognitive” in the English Dictionary

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"cognitive" in American English

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us /kɑɡ·nə·t̬ɪv, -nə·tɪv/

relating to or involving the processes of thinking and reasoning:

Studies show a connection between aerobic exercise and cognitive ability.

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"cognitive" in Business English

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cognitiveadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈkɒɡnətɪv/ us

connected with thinking or conscious mental processes:

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At the same time, we are promoting innovative technologies (femtocells, cognitive technologies) in order to respond qualitatively to the demand for use of frequencies.
The period from birth to the age of three is critical for children's brain development, physical and cognitive development, and for language acquisition.
The first few weeks of the lives of newborn children are invaluable for the development of trust, sensory-cognitive skills and a bond with both their parents.
Early childhood is a time crucial to children's development of a series of cognitive and social capacities, the effects of which will be felt throughout their lives.
The period from birth to the age of three has a fundamental effect on the development of thinking, and on physical and cognitive development.
Do we measure technical quality by the cognitive faculties of the general public, or should the technical skills of legal experts be the yardstick?
Facial abnormalities, microcephaly, neurological problems with agitation, behavioural problems, cognitive problems or even mental retardation: these are some of the risks for the child.
The issue of early years learning is the key subject of this report, which focuses on its positive impact in terms of cognitive, motor, behavioural, affective and emotional development.
They refer to the cognitive capacity of human beings, their ability to understand, to abstract, to solve problems and apply knowledge.
Cooperating in order to improve vocational education and training means reducing the youth unemployment rate, equipping workers with cognitive tools and providing greater and simplified funding opportunities.