WebMD
Font Size

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.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerSusan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics
Specialist Medical ReviewerLouis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
Last RevisedOctober 7, 2011

WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

Last Updated: October 07, 2011
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.