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cognitive science

n.
The interdisciplinary study of the mind, intelligence, and learning, including research in psychology, philosophy, linguistics, and artificial intelligence.

cognitive science

The study of memory, information processing, algorithm use, hypothesis formation, and problem solving in human and computer systems.
See also: science
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Apart from drawing a sketch of recent developments in cognitive literary studies, the volume mainly foregrounds what cognitive literary critics have been doing in four relevant areas: "the cognitive sciences and literary theory in dialogue," "neurological approaches to literature," "language, literature, and mind processes," and "literature and human development.
After surveying studies in cognitive science and the history of rhetoric, the second half of Shakespeare, Rhetoric and Cognition follows the implications of the idea that certain characters' speeches represent thoughts as well as words.
This article examines the notions of "intuitive" and "counterintuitive" beliefs and concepts in cognitive science of religion.
Tribble is clearly an advocate of what has been termed by some humanists "historical cognitive science," which brings together particular art forms, such as the chosen Shakespearean play, and their contemporaneous theories of mind.
As Hogan points out in the introduction, by now quite a few authors have linked literary study with cognitive science.
Boulder: University of Colorado, Institute of Cognitive Science.
Cognitive science and the behavioral sciences have increasingly intermingled, helping policymakers to understand how to improve mental as well as social well-being.
Emergent binding in neural networks occurs by "convolution" rather than synchronization, the currently favored way of understanding binding in cognitive science.
of Chicago), this collection of 21 papers has its origin in the October 2007 conference "Developmental Learning Sciences Go to School: Implications for Education and Public Policy Research," which brought together researchers from disciplines including psychology, sociology, computer science, cognitive science, education, and science in an interdisciplinary exploration of domain-specific issues in the learning of reading, science, and mathematics.
Memory and the computational brain; why cognitive science will transform neuroscience.

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