Cognitive Function: Definition & Assessment


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Memory might be assessed by _____.

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1. Which of the cognitive functions below is most susceptible to aging?

2. The fact that language can influence the way we think about things and the way we perceive information illustrates that _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this worksheet/quiz to gauge your knowledge of components of cognitive function. Topics you will be quizzed over include the types of cognitive function and memory.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet can help you review:

  • What cognitive functions help us with
  • Type of cognitive function that is most susceptible to aging
  • What memory is assessed by

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the different types of cognitive functions
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on cognitive function
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the purpose of cognitive functions

Additional Learning

To learn more about cognitive functions, check out the lesson called Cognitive Function: Definition & Assessment. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand what a cognitive function is
  • Examine how cognitive functions work
  • Identify components of the working memory model
  • Review the different types of traditional assessments used to measure cognitive function