noncognitive

cognitive

[kog-ni-tiv]
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:
1580–90; < Medieval Latin cognitīvus, equivalent to Latin cognit(us) known (see cognition) + -īvus -ive

cognitively, adverb
cognitivity, noun
noncognitive, adjective
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cognitive (ˈkɒɡnɪtɪv)
 
adj
of or relating to cognition

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cognitive
1580s, from L. cognit-, pp. stem of cognoscere (see cognizance). Taken over by psychologists and sociologists after c.1940. Related: Cognitively (1880).
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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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