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cognitive sciences

The areas of medicine that study the nature and processes of mental activity–eg, neurology, psychiatry, psychology
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surveys the considerable literature in the cognitive sciences about the influence of biology and/or culture on the workings of the mind, the nature of consciousness, human freedom, religious experience, the uniqueness of humans, conceptions of God, and the future of the human species.
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.
The McGovern Institute conducts integrated research in neuroscience, genetic and cellular neurobiology, cognitive science, computation, and related areas.
Fee was named Investigator at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research and Associate Professor of Systems Neuroscience in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences in 2003.
It conducts integrated research in neuroscience, molecular neurobiology, cognitive science, computation and related areas.
A product of MIT Press, one of the nation's largest, most respected academic publishers, MIT CogNet is an institutional subscription database consisting of 6 academic journals, 12 cornerstone reference works and more than 700 books spanning all of the cognitive sciences.
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.
For undergraduate and graduate students in the cognitive sciences, this text introduces the basic methods used to build and test cognitive models.
MIT Press' (Cambridge, MA) Science, Technology & Medicine group has begun the publication of "Biological Theory," a new quarterly journal that is devoted to coverage of theoretical advances in the biological and cognitive sciences.
Patrick Colm Hogan's aptly named book, Cognitive Science, Literature, and the Arts: A Guide for Humanists, is a solid introduction to the growing range of artistic forms and functions amenable to explanation in the cognitive sciences.
Those findings don't necessarily show that language is necessary for mathematical thinking, contend two researchers in the January Trends in Cognitive Sciences.

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