Cognition is the mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought, experience, and the senses.
Sound like a load of jibberish? What, exactly, does that mean? And why should we care about our cognition?
Fear not! Martina Ratto, Beingwell's Cognitive Scientist, has the answers in this short video:
“Cognition is our ability to think, behave and perform in any situation of our lives. Getting to know more about our brain’s superpower is the key to unlock our potential and maintain our wellbeing.
A little round-up: Now that we've learnt more about the amazingness of our minds and how our thinking abilities make a difference to our everyday lives and wellbeing, we can start looking after our noggin's to make the best of our brainpower!
Want more? Read 'Why mental health is a cognitive matter'.