Cognitive development

Cognition refers to the act or process of knowing, which includes awareness and judgment, perceiving, reasoning, and conceiving. Cognitive ability refers to individual level of functioning in intellectual tasks. Cognitive development refers to the acquisition of conscious thought, reasoning, symbol manipulation, and problem solving abilities beginning in infancy and following an orderly sequence.

People related to the topic: Cognitive development

Adam Anderson, Ph.D.
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Jennifer Blackford, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and Psychology

Amy Booth, Ph.D.
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Penelope H. Brooks, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology, Emerita, Peabody College

Bruce Compas, Ph.D.
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Alexander Conley, Ph.D.
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Laurie E. Cutting, Ph.D.
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Karen D'Apolito, Ph.D., R.N.
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Elisabeth Dykens, Ph.D.
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Isabel Gauthier, Ph.D.
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Reyna L. Gordon, Ph.D.
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H. Carl Haywood, Ph.D.
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David Lubinski, Ph.D.
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Amy Needham, Ph.D.
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Paul Newhouse, M.D.
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Julia Noland, Ph.D.
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John J Rieser, Ph.D.
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David Zald, Ph.D.
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