mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought, experience, and the senses

Cognition is the scientific word for the mental processes including perception, memory, and thought. Cognition is the gaining of knowledge and understanding. The word comes from the Latin word cognoscere, which means "to know" or "to recognize".[1]

Piaget was born on August 9, 1896. He passed away on September 16, 1980.
Jean Piaget
Psychologists study cognitive, emotional, and social processes and behavior by observing, interpreting, and recording how people relate to one another and to their environments. They use their findings to help improve processes and behaviors

How knowledge is gained is a major part of philosophy called epistemology.

Cognitive psychology studies mental processes to explain human behavior.[2]

Cognitive science is the interdisciplinary study of the mind that combines psychology, brain sciences, and other fields of study.

Cognitive linguistics studies how language influences thought.

The father of cognition is Ulrik Neisser. He is known as the father of cognitive psychology. He worked on an environmental way of doing his cognitive research. Neisser brought together his concerns on thinking, patterned thinking, attention, problem solving, and remembering. Neisser was a clear, smart, convincing writer. He was interested in memory and perception. He died on Feb. 17, 2012 from Parkinson's disease" at age 83.[3]

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Cognition learning theory is the idea of processing information and memory from your surroundings.[4] This was founded by Jean Piaget. Jean Piaget was a psychologist who focused on child development. Human cognitive development is what he developed.[5] He was interested in biology and species in their environment. Cognitive learning theory focuses on processing information in your mind and is one of the most flexible theories out of the five other theories.[6]

Cognition is psychology that is the process of thinking. It is the mental action of knowledge and understanding through experience, senses, and how we think. Reasoning, problem solving, and decision making is linked with cognitive. Human cognition involves outside of our control and from our own control. It is the process of knowledge and new knowledge.[7]

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