noncognitive

adjective non·cog·ni·tive \ ˌnän-ˈkäg-nə-tiv \

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

First Known Use of noncognitive

1864


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