cognition

  • 1cognition — [ kɔgnisjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XIVe; lat. cognitio 1 ♦ Philos. Connaissance. 2 ♦ Physiol. Processus par lequel un organisme acquiert la conscience des événements et objets de son environnement. ● cognition nom féminin (latin cognitio, onis) Dans la… …

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  • 2Cognition — Cog*ni tion, n. [L. cognitio, fr. cognoscere, cognitum, to become acquainted with, to know; co + noscere, gnoscere, to get a knowledge of. See {Know}, v. t.] 1. The act of knowing; knowledge; perception. [1913 Webster] I will not be myself nor… …

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  • 3Cognition — Cognition, im röm. Gerichtswesen richterliche Untersuchung u. Erkenntniß besonders in außerordentlichen Fällen (cognitio extraordinaria); daher cognosciren, richterlich untersuchen, erkennen …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 4cognition — I noun acquaintance, apperception, appreciation, apprehension, awareness, cognitio, cognitive process, cognizance, comprehension, conception, consciousness, discernment, enlightenment, familiarity, grasp, illumination, insight, intellection, ken …

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  • 5cognition — cognition, cognitive The process of knowing (thinking), sometimes distinguished from affect (emotion) and conation or volition (striving), in a triad of mental processes. Cognitive psychology, which focuses on the use and handling of information… …

    Dictionary of sociology

  • 6cognition — mid 15c., ability to comprehend, from L. cognitionem (nom. cognitio) a getting to know, acquaintance, knowledge, noun of action from pp. stem of cognoscere (see COGNIZANCE (Cf. cognizance)) …

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  • 7cognition — ► NOUN ▪ the mental acquisition of knowledge through thought, experience, and the senses. DERIVATIVES cognitional adjective. ORIGIN Latin, from cognoscere get to know …

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  • 8cognition — [käg nish′ən] n. [ME cognicioun < L cognitio, knowledge < cognitus, pp. of cognoscere, to know < co , together + gnoscere,KNOW] 1. the process of knowing in the broadest sense, including perception, memory, and judgment 2. the result of… …

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  • 9Cognition — In science, cognition refers to mental processes. These processes include attention, remembering, producing and understanding language, solving problems, and making decisions. Cognition is studied in various disciplines such as psychology,… …

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  • 10Cognition — La cognition est le terme scientifique pour désigner les mécanismes de la pensée. Historiquement, la cognition désignait la capacité de l esprit humain à manipuler des concepts. Mais plus récemment, en sciences cognitives, le mot cognition est… …

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  • 11cognition — cognitional, adj. /kog nish euhn/, n. 1. the act or process of knowing; perception. 2. the product of such a process; something thus known, perceived, etc. 3. knowledge. [1375 1425; late ME cognicioun < L cognition (s. of cognitio), equiv. to&#8230; …

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  • 12cognition —  F.J. Varela (Varela 1996) decrit le programme de recherche cognitiviste dans une approche symbolique de la maniere suivante:   Question 1 : Qu est ce que la cognition ?  Reponse : Le traitement de l information : la manipulation de symboles a&#8230; …

    Glossaire de linguistique computationnelle

  • 13Cognition — The process of knowing. More precisely, the process of being aware, knowing, thinking, learning and judging. The study of cognition touches on the fields of psychology, linguistics, computer science, neuroscience, mathematics, ethology and&#8230; …

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  • 14cognition — (kog ni sion) s. f. Terme de philosophie. Acte intellectuel par lequel on acquiert une connaissance. •   Ces hommes sages qui avaient jeté un regard savant sur la nature de la cognition humaine...., VILLERS Kant, p. 59. •   Le problème premier et …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 15cognition — [[t]kɒgnɪ̱ʃ(ə)n[/t]] N UNCOUNT Cognition is the mental process involved in knowing, learning, and understanding things. [FORMAL] ...processes of perception and cognition …

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  • 16cognition — noun Etymology: Middle English cognicion, from Anglo French, from Latin cognition , cognitio, from cognoscere to become acquainted with, know, from co + gnoscere to come to know more at know Date: 15th century cognitive mental processes; also a&#8230; …

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  • 17cognition — cog|ni|tion [kɔgˈnıʃən US ka:g ] n [U] [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: cognitio, from cognoscere to be familiar with, know , from co ( CO ) + gnoscere to come to know ] formal the process of knowing, understanding, and learning something ▪ the …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18cognition — noun (U) 1 formal understanding 2 technical the process by which you see or hear something, recognize it, and understand it: the regions of the brain that are responsible for memory and cognition …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19cognition — noun the head injury has impaired his speech and cognition Syn: perception, discernment, apprehension, learning, understanding, comprehension, insight; reasoning, thinking, thought …

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  • 20cognition — cognizance / cognition [n] understanding acknowledgment, apprehension, attention, awareness, comprehension, discernment, insight, intelligence, knowledge, mind, need, note, notice, observance, observation, perception, percipience, reasoning,&#8230; …

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