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  • Agnosia [r]: A perceptual disorder that is the loss of the ability to comprehend the meaning or recognize the importance of various forms of stimulation that cannot be attributed to impairment of a primary sensory modality. [e]
  • Aphasia [r]: A cognitive disorder marked by an impaired ability to comprehend or express language in its written or spoken form. [e]
  • Apraxia [r]: A group of cognitive disorders characterized by the inability to perform previously learned skills that cannot be attributed to deficits of motor or sensory function. [e]
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy [r]: A psychotherapeutic technique based on assisting the patient to learn the interpretation of (cognitive structure of experiences that trigger behavior, and, if that behavior is maladaptive, to change the response to the experience [e]
  • Executive functioning [r]: "The ability to think abstractly and to plan, initiate, sequence, monitor, and stop complex behavior." (Holsinger T JAMA. 2007 PMID 17551132) [e]

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  • Confusion [r]: A mental state characterized by bewilderment, emotional disturbance, lack of clear thinking, and perceptual disorientation. [e]
  • Dementia [r]: Progressive decline in two or more cognitive domains that is severe enough to interfere with the performance of everyday activities. [e]
  • Emotion [r]: A psychophysiological process underlying the interpretation of situations or objects by an animal. [e]
  • Extended cognition [r]: The extension of mental processes and mind beyond the body to include aspects of the environment in which an organism is embedded and the organism's interaction with that environment [e]
  • Memory [r]: The cognitive processes that lead to the retaining and recalling of past experience. [e]