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Define cognition examining simple, complex, and natural concepts (250 words).

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Cognition refers to the process of thinking, recognizing, perceiving, remembering, paying attending, focusing, producing, creating, utilizing and using/understanding language, solving problems and making sense. In other words, it encompasses all human mental process. It is the human capacity of processing information via a host of senses from which a human being views and experiences his reality/world. It is of interest in a host of disciplines from psychology, sociology, philosophy and the computer sciences. It can be conscious and unconscious or natural and artificial (as in artificial intelligence). Cognition is an essential human trait that allows for human beings to 'be', when we think, recognize ad understand, we ...

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