Cognition is the set of all mental abilities and processes, including knowledge, attention, memory, problem-solving and decision-making, comprehension, and language. The HFS Cognition Quadrant focuses on mental processing and critical thinking skills, brain health, and performance applications in the home, school, and workplace.
Programs and Activities
HFS content presents multiple options to support healthy cognitive functioning. These include bibliotherapy, prescriptive play and expressive therapies such as art and music. Activities like our Guided Meditation for Attention Disorders are used to dissuade negative thinking and improve judgment and decision-making.as seen here.
Learning new responses and gaining positive outlooks on their challenges equips us to better manage conflict, stress, anxiety, and emotion. There are also organic benefits to strengthening cognition. Improved cognition can increase brain processing speed, improve memory and recall, and enhance fluency and auditory processing, as well as quicken reaction time.