noncognitive

adjective
non·​cog·​ni·​tive | \ ˌnän-ˈkäg-nə-tiv How to pronounce noncognitive (audio) \

Definition of noncognitive

: not cognitive: such as
a : not relating to or based on conscious intellectual activity noncognitive skills agitation, mood swings, and other noncognitive symptoms
b : not based on or capable of being reduced to empirical factual knowledge

Examples of noncognitive in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Along with its dual focus on competence and noncognitive skills, the Academy’s courses are customized to the needs and abilities of individual students. Michael T. Nietzel, Forbes, 17 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of noncognitive

1864, in the meaning defined above

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“Noncognitive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/noncognitive. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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