Health Encyclopedia

 

 

Cognitive Development

Cognitive development is the process by which the brain develops the abilities to think, learn, reason, and remember.

Cognitive learning is the development of problem-solving abilities, intelligence, and conscious thought.

Last Revised: October 7, 2011

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics & Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics

This information does not replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise, Incorporated disclaims any warranty or liability for your use of this information. Your use of this information means that you agree to the Terms of Use. How this information was developed to help you make better health decisions.

© 1995-2013 Healthwise, Incorporated. Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.