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cognitive development

the growth of cognitive (thinking) abilities. This may bestudied by examining changes in the form and structure ofchildren's thinking as they get older, or by looking atindividual differences in the power of children's thinkingas measured, e.g. by IQ tests.

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June 22nd 2021

cognitive neuroscience

a hybrid discipline aimed at identifying the biologicalbases of cognitive processes by combining techniques forthe study of cognitive processes with measures of physiological processes.