The hard subject was more cognitively demanding than the preceding material.
Kids are hard at work developing physically, cognitively, and emotionally.
Can he or she cognitively progress through the levels without massive trouble?
"Wait," you may be saying, "What's cognitively challenging about jump rope?
This could lead to severe developmental issues, not only physically but cognitively as well.
Children with SLI are not cognitively impaired and are not withdrawn or socially aloof like the autistic child.