Definition of Cognitive Skills?

Last updated: 25 Sep, 2014

Cognitive skills or abilities is about the brains ability to process thoughts for learning. Cognition skills refers mainly to do with tasks like memory recall, the ability to learn new information, verbal comprehension, speech, the brains processing speed and understanding of written material. The brain is capable of learning new skills across all these areas but education alone sometimes leaves a gap between basic cognitive skills and the cognitive skills needed to reach ones full intellectual potential. The ability to learn and make sense of new information is crucial to successful learning in both adults and children, which is why SMART brain training is so highly recommended.

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