cognitive function


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cognitive function

an intellectual process by which one becomes aware of, perceives, or comprehends ideas. It involves all aspects of perception, thinking, reasoning, and remembering. Compare conation.
A condition that affects all ages and which is characterised by confusion, decreased clarity of thought, and forgetfulness. It can lead to minor depression and, per some, crime and delinquency. Despite its frequency, it is not regarded as a 'real’ condition
Aetiology BF can be triggered by physical, psychological and per some, biochemical and spiritual factors including, allegedly, adrenal exhaustion, food and chemical reactions, nutritional deficiencies, stress, depression, or denial
Management Proper sleep hygiene, counselling, meditation, good diet, exercise

cognitive function

Neurology Any mental process that involves symbolic operations–eg, perception, memory, creation of imagery, and thinking; CFs encompasses awareness and capacity for judgment.
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As is shown in Table 1, the relationship between age and the score for cognitive function was significant (older age was associated with reduced cognitive function), and so was the relationship between communication abilities and cognitive function (limited communication abilities were associated with reduced cognitive function).
The association between midlife blood pressure levels and late-life cognitive function.
Our goal as a company is to make these training exercises available to everyone who can benefit from them-and as the studies pile up showing they work in different populations, we look forward to helping millions of people who would like to improve cognitive function for any one of a number of reasons.
People with high levels of NT-proBNP had significantly worse results on all three cognitive function tests, compared with those who had low levels.
Past adult lead exposure is associated with longitudinal decline in cognitive function.
However, little is known about population-wide cognitive function before a mild traumatic brain injury and whether low cognitive function is a risk factor.
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These patents protect Magtein's unique magnesium compositions and its use for any magnesium L-threonate-containing food, nutritional supplements and drugs for enhancing cognitive function or ameliorating the effects of a neurological disorder.
22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study shows that doing brain training exercises is more effective at improving cognitive function than performing knowledge games, like crossword puzzles.
Exercise should be considered adjunct therapy in Parkinson's disease because it improves cognitive function in patients when not on medication," lead study author Jeffrey R.
The mean change of cognitive function from baseline did not differ between the active-treatment and placebo groups.
MENDOZA, ARGENTINA -- Many studies show that light to moderate drinkers have better cognitive function than do abstainers--particularly in old age--Dr.

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