Cognition is the word used to refer to a range of different mental skills and abilities. These include memory, language, attention, problem solving, amongst others.

Sometimes a neurological illness or brain injury can affect different areas of your cognition and you might find yourself struggling with things that used to come easily to you.

This section will explain these different areas of cognition and provide some tips on managing your cognitive difficulties.

Last Reviewed: 21/10/2015