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Cognitive processes (aka mental functions or Mental operations ) are terms often used interchangeably (although not always correctly so, the term cognitive tends to have specific implications - see cognitive, cognition and cognitivism) which highlight such functions as:


So cognitive processes are those involved in cognition, the acquisition, processing and use of knowledge and information.

Further processes include:

These processes give rise to cognitions, the products of cognition, which include:

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