Word of the day: cognition
Definition: n. Philos. knowing, perceiving, or conceiving as an act or faculty distinct from emotion and volition.
Synonyms: knowledge, noesis
Etymology: L cognitio (as CO-, gnoscere gnit- apprehend) (more…)
from Oxford: cognition
1 Philos. knowing, perceiving, or conceiving as an act or faculty distinct from emotion and volition.
2 a result of this; a perception, sensation, notion, or intuition.
Derivatives: cognitional adj. cognitive adj.
Etymology: L cognitio (as CO-, gnoscere gnit- apprehend)
from Wordnet: cognition
n : the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning [syn: knowledge, noesis]
Quote of the day: A picture is a poem without words. by Horace
Birthday of the day: Poliziano; Angelo Ambrogini, commonly known by his nickname, anglicized as Politian, Italian Poliziano, Latin Politianus (from his birthplace, Montepulciano, Latin Mons Politianus) (14 July 1454 – 24 September 1494) was an Italian Renaissance classical scholar and poet, one of the revivers of Humanist Latin. He used his didactic poem Manto, written in the 1480s, as an introduction to his lectures on Virgil.
Joke of the day: Q. How many programmers does it take to change a light bulb? A. None. That’s a hardware issue.
Thought of the day: An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
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