Definitions for "Cognitive Development"
The development of the functions of the brain including perception, memory, imagination, and use of language.
The progressive and orderly change to a child's thinking such as mental processes of perception, memory, judgement, and reasoning. (children's thought/mind, and their learning, development)
The process by which children acquire higher order thinking skills.
The way in which individuals acquire knowledge and understanding about the world around them over the life course. go to glossary index
Development of mental processes; can be adversely affected by sensory loss.