cognitive science

noun
the study of the precise nature of different mental tasks and the operations of the brain that enable them to be performed, engaging branches of psychology, computer science, philosophy, and linguistics.
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cognitive science
 
n
the scientific study of cognition, including elements of the traditional disciplines of philosophy, psychology, semantics, and linguistics, together with artificial intelligence and computer science

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In cognitive science, incidents of brain damage are nature's experiments.
Questions about software and the mind are central to cognitive science and
  philosophy.
From a cognitive science perspective, a lecture can also go a long way to
  explain something students find difficult to understand.
What came next was one of the more groundbreaking books in cognitive science.
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