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cognitive

[kog-ni-tiv] /ˈkɒg nɪ tɪv/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the act or process of knowing, perceiving, remembering, etc.; of or relating to cognition:
cognitive development; cognitive functioning.
2.
of or pertaining to the mental processes of perception, memory, judgment, and reasoning, as contrasted with emotional and volitional processes.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; < Medieval Latin cognitīvus, equivalent to Latin cognit(us) known (see cognition) + -īvus -ive
Related forms
cognitively, adverb
cognitivity, noun
noncognitive, adjective
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cognitive

adv.

1580s, from Latin cognit-, past participle stem of cognoscere (see cognizance) + -ive. Taken over by psychologists and sociologists after c.1940. Related: Cognitively.

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non cognitive in Medicine

cognitive cog·ni·tive (kŏg'nĭ-tĭv)
adj.

  1. Of, characterized by, involving, or relating to cognition.

  2. Having a basis in or reducible to empirical factual knowledge.

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