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cognitive science

noun
1.
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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Examples from the web for cognitive science
  • 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.
  • The answer to that is not in biology, it is in cognitive science.
  • cognitive science, with an emphasis on computer modeling, was the hot new field.
British Dictionary definitions for cognitive science

cognitive science

noun
1.
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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