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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.
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Aleix Martinez, a cognitive scientist and associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at Ohio State said that they have gone beyond facial expressions for simple emotions like 'happy' or 'sad' and they have found that these 21 emotions are expressed in the same way by nearly everyone.
The conference was organized by cognitive scientist, Marvin Minsky, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT and co-founder of MIT's AL (Artificial Intelligence) Laboratory.
Indeed, it is helpful to have a cognitive scientist arguing strongly in favor of a thesis that model-based scientific reasoning is not "all in the head," but draws substantially on those affordances and constraints that the environment of the laboratory--telescopes, computers, and even our bare hands--give us (so-called extended cognition).

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