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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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With that inspiration, Tenenbaum went on to earn his PhD in Brain and Cognitive Sciences in 1999 from MIT.
Cognitive science does not comprise the entirety of that body of knowledge, but it should at least be part of it.
"Reading Imaginatively: The Imagination in Cognitive Science and Cognitive Literary Studies." Journal of Literary Semantics 42.2 (2013): 181-98.
A further example provided by Wheeler as evidence of the 'Cartesian-ness' of traditional cognitive science is Marr's computational investigation into the human representation and processing of visual information (2010), according to which the underlying task of vision is to reliably derive properties of the world from images of it.
But what does it mean to re-enter the art of rhetoric via a detour through cognitive science in order to identify particular tropes as "cognitive" as opposed to merely (Lyne, to his credit, would want me to say, simply) figurative?
It shows numerous applications of cognitive science concepts for a variety of social science disciplines.
The editors include a number of essays that begin to integrate these challenges to cognitive science with the existing foundation of a feminist philosophy of science.
Many disciplines are now housed under the rubric "cognitive science" (neuroscience, cognitive psychology, neurobiology, neurophysiology, neurolinguistics, evolutionary psychology), even though some prominent intellectuals in the field have suggested it would be more appropriately named cognitive sciences, the plural form signifying its interdisciplinary nature.
Topics to be covered include affective and cognitive sciences, context awareness and intention understanding, socially appealing design methodologies, biomedical robotics, human factors and ergonomics in human-robot interaction, and learning and evolution of intelligence, among many others.
In other news, Blackwell has also formed a publishing partnership with the International Mind, Brain, and Education Society (IMBES) to launch Mind, Brain, and Education, a new journal dedicated to multidisciplinary research in biology, cognitive science, and education.
However, there is also a psychological basis for the commitment of military learning because one of the most interesting developments in cognitive science is the theory of learning by doing i.e.
CBR arose out of cognitive science research in the late 1970s (Schank & Abelson 1977; Schank 1982).

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