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For the present, we are only concerned with such as are cognitive.

But it is precisely this surplusage which has not cognitive status.

But, like any habits, these mental (or cognitive) habits can be broken.

It is not a moral end, but a cognitive end, just as "beauty" is an esthetic end.

One of the classic defence mechanisms is the cognitive dissonance.

Social capital can often be measured in cognitive (hence, verbal-lingual) terms.

First, the distinction is perceived—a datum of the cognitive intellect.

The function of sensations is cognitive; their origin is mechanical.

It may be either logical, cognitive, scientific or even metaphysical.

The ground for this lies in the subject and in the nature of our cognitive faculties.

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, from Latin cognit-, past participle stem of cognoscere (see cognizance) + -ive. Taken over by psychologists and sociologists after c.1940. Related: Cognitively.

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