[ kog-ni-tiv ]
/ ˈkɒg nɪ tɪv /
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of or relating to cognition; concerned with the act or process of knowing, perceiving, etc. : cognitive development; cognitive functioning.
of or relating to the mental processes of perception, memory, judgment, and reasoning, as contrasted with emotional and volitional processes.
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Origin of cognitive
OTHER WORDS FROM cognitivecog·ni·tive·ly, adverbcog·ni·tiv·i·ty, nounnon·cog·ni·tive, adjective
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How to use cognitive in a sentence
How workers adapt to noise — that is something most of us struggle with at some point, especially if your work involves any cognitive tasks.Please Get Your Noise Out of My Ears (Ep. 439)|Stephen J. Dubner|November 12, 2020|Freakonomics
Varenicline, the best smoking-cessation drug on the market at the time, had just around a 35 percent success rate, while cognitive behavioral therapy on its own typically led fewer than 30 percent of smokers to stop.What happens when psychedelics make you see God|Sarah Scoles|November 9, 2020|Popular-Science
The medication was developed from immune cells taken from older people who do not have cognitive problems.Controversial Alzheimer’s drug gets boost from FDA staff|Laurie McGinley|November 4, 2020|Washington Post
I spent six months with Nokia in Finland in saunas in the middle of February trying to convince them that Apple was really a threat to their business…There are real cognitive barriers to doing things differently.Debating stakeholder capitalism|Alan Murray|November 3, 2020|Fortune
To address these cognitive biases, you need to use probabilistic thinking.It may sound far-fetched, but businesses need to be ready for an election-related disaster|jakemeth|October 29, 2020|Fortune
British Dictionary definitions for cognitive
/ (ˈkɒɡnɪtɪv) /
of or relating to cognition
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