- of or relating to cognition
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- Psychologyof or pertaining to cognition.
- Psychologyof or pertaining to the mental processes of perception, memory, judgment, and reasoning, as contrasted with emotional and volitional processes.
- Medieval Latin cognitīvus, equivalent. to Latin cognit(us) known (see cognition) + -īvus -ive