Definitions for "Cognitive ability"
'Cognition' is a generic term describing the process and results of information processing (perception, conceptualization, problem solving, etc.); the term is frequently used in psychological assessment as a synonym for 'intelligence'.
The psychological concept that refers to such processes as perceiving, knowing, recognizing, conceptualizing, judging, and reasoning.
ability with regard to thinking, comprehending, analyzing, and evaluating.