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What is Cognition?

Cognition is defined as optimal cognitive function or the ability to clearly think, learn and remember. According to the Centre of Disease Control (USA), most experts concur that aspects of cognitive health include:

    • language

    • thought

    • memory

    • executive function (the ability to plan and carry out tasks)

    • judgement

    • attention

    • perception

    • remembered skills (such as driving)

    • ability to live a purposeful life

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