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Cognitive skills are traits which define the ability of an individual to perform various activities associated with learning and problem solving. Each of these cognitive skills play an important part in the learning process. If even one of these skills, is weak, no matter what kind of information is coming your way, grasping, retaining, or using that information is impacted. In fact, most learning struggles are caused by one or more weak cognitive skills. Together, these skills give the child an advantage in the ever-competitive world. Cognito Abacus helps children enhance these critical cognitive skills. Some of these skills are:
Concentration or Attention
The ability to focus on a single task over a period of time despite distractions or having multiple tasks to perform at once. If a student pays attention to what the teacher is explaining in the class, the learning and understanding will be much better.
It is the ability to remember and understand auditory information. Children with weak listening skills need more time to recognize and process the information they have heard. This makes it difficult for them to understand and make them frustrated and feel incompetent.
Planning or Judgement
The ability to "think ahead" or anticipate the path or flow of a task. Foresee outcomes of certain steps, while solving a problem is "Judgement" cognitive skill.
Contextual memory is the brain's ability to recall information, along with the conscious recall of the source and circumstances of this specific memory.
The ability to execute more than one action or attending to two or more stimuli at the same time. This cognitive skill enhances the efficiency of a person. Multitasking is an essential factor for a student.
It is the ability to understand a new concept. The most sought-after professions of the future may not even exist today and are not part of the formal education structure. It is this cognitive skill of comprehension that helps us learn, preparing us for the future.
Processing speed is one of the most important cognitive processes, which relates to fluency, or how fast we can think, understand, process and react to the information received. A critical skill for learning, academics, intellectual development, reasoning, and experience.
The ability to retrieve information from the past and to recognize certain events, places, or other information. Recognition is a cognitive ability that makes it possible to recover stored data and compare it to the information being presented in front of you.
The ability to actively find relevant information in our surroundings quickly and efficiently. It makes you find what you are looking for by using your vision. Observation is an important skill for daily life as it helps to carry out different tasks efficiently.
The ability to store and retrieve information which is non-verbal by nature. It is the ability to code, store, and recover information about faces, shapes, images, songs, sounds, smells, tastes, and feelings. Essential for a wide range of careers, like architecture, designers, musicians or other artists, etc.