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Definition related to the process of thinking
  • cognitive development
  • How severely is cognitive function impaired?
  • Some people are more affected by cognitive distraction.
  • Did he have the cognitive capacity to form the specific intent?
  • It still remains true that as a set of cognitive beliefs about the existence of God in any recognizable sense continuous with the great systems of the past, religious doctrines constitute a speculative hypothesis of an extremely low order of probability.
    Sidney Hook
  • Doctors administered tests of her cognitive skills, and she did poorly on those that measure memory and recognition.
    Dave Eggers  --  Zeitoun
  • "Well, that's kind of complicated, Lizbeth, but essentially Wonderland records a virtual map of your cognitive functions."
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • I thought speaking in primal terms would be the quickest route to your cognitive functions.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • Gumptionology 101...An examination of affective, cognitive and psychomotor blocks in the perception of Quality relationships...3 cr,Vll,MWF.
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
  • Kant had also left behind him a sharp distinction between the cognitive 'I' and nature 'in itself.'
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie's World
  • My cognitive functions, which had been marginal before, instantly went into a nose dive.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • Sleep deprivation dulled all Heidi's edges, but especially the cognitive ones.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Along for the Ride
  • Mr. Tappan's indignation has obviously affected his cognitive abilities and clouded his grasp of the facts.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • HIV causes cognitive impairment—a permanent loss of memory and concentration.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • Every two weeks we'll do blood work, cognitive tests, reflexes, a quick eye exam, and a rotating retinue of more exotic tests, like MRIs and such."
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • Back then, I thought memory was a deliberate, cognitive process, like remembering multiplication tables, or lyrics, or where the keys were.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • Of all the systems of the body—neurological, cognitive, special, sensory—the cardiological system is the most sensitive and easily disturbed.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium
  • The affinities can be unusual cognitive skills, like reading minds or having visions and being able to predict the future.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Marked
  • The technique purports to create imaginary characters who perfectly fit the targeted age group's level of cognitive and neurological development.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • That meant that she still had her cognitive abilities somewhat intact and was not going to end up a vegetable.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

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