Why is cognitive functioning crucial to everyday existence?

Why is cognitive functioning crucial to everyday existence, and How does cognitive functioning enhance diversity?

I am using the text:

Cognition: The Thinking Animal, 3e
ISBN: 0131736884 Author: Daniel Willingham
copyright ?2007 Prentice Hall, Inc. A Pearson Education Company

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This solution examines why cognitive functioning is crucial to everyday existence, and how cognitive functioning enhances diversity.