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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.
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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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These judgments are complex enough that many believe that substantial cognitive reasoning is required--we need our brains to tell us what our eyes have seen.
For example, a child of divorced parents may increase functioning in cognitive reasoning but decrease function in social-emotional relationships.
The software's benefits may go beyond students with autism to possibly help students with cognitive reasoning or other learning disabilities, and even ELL students.
This study investigated changes in students' cognitive reasoning as they analyzed the dynamics of a rainforest ecosystem (El Yunque) in the aftermath of a hurricane in Puerto Rico.
Certain forms of supernatural beliefs, such as magic, operate according to universally similar principles of cognitive reasoning that are, in fact, not irrational; moreover, religious beliefs answer some questions that science cannot answer, such as "Why me?" and "Why just then?"
In summary, this investigation revealed that persons of different ages do exhibit different types of cognitive reasoning in response to problems that vary in their relevancy.
Exploring the relationship between programming abilities and other cognitive reasoning processes [10, 16, 21]
Thunder's doctor took Tabua through two hours of the usual cognitive reasoning tests yesterday, but the popular squad member was ruled out as a result.
So if they're given that much credit, they must have some appreciable level of cognitive reasoning.
Concussion cohorts Tim Swinson and Phil Dowson face the mandatory cognitive reasoning tests this week to prove their fitness to return to action, while blood brothers Ed Williamson and Andy Long will patch themselves up any way they can.

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