In science, cognition is a group of mental processes that includes attention,
memory, producing and understanding language, solving problems,Thinking
and making decisions. Cognition is studied in various disciplines such as
psychology, philosophy, linguistics, science and computer science.
The term’s usage varies in different disciplines; for example in psychology
and cognitive science, it usually refers to an information processing view
of an individual’s psychological functions. It is also used in a branch of
social psychology called social cognition to explain attitudes, attribution,
and groups dynamics.
There are various things people can do mentally that have been labeled as aspects
of cognition such as processes like memory, association, concept formation,
pattern recognition, language, attention, perception, action, problem solving
and mental imagery. Traditionally, emotion was not thought of as a cognitive