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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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In exploring the ethical questions of self-driving cars, lyad Rahwan, an MIT cognitive scientist, has confirmed that people are selfish: "People buying these cars, they want cars that prioritize the passenger," says Rahwan--but they want other people's cars to protect pedestrians instead (SN Online: 6/23/16).
To support his views, Johnson draws on a wealth of knowledge compiled by cognitive scientists over the past half-century.
This interesting book edited by cognitive scientist Ron Sun argues for incorporating cognitive (i.e.
Avram Noam Chomsky is an American linguist, cognitive scientist, logician, historian, political critic and activist.
That was the focus of a study done by cognitive scientist Carmen Simon.
Mr Gove says that American cognitive scientist Daniel T Willingham has suggested that students are motivated to learn if they enjoy "the pleasurable rush that comes from successful thought".
Molaison contributed "more to our understanding of the brain than had been learned in the previous 100 years," said Robert Desimone, a cognitive scientist at MIT.
Alongside these personal memories are video recordings from cognitive scientist Marvin Minsky, who discusses the legacy of the Turing Machine.
"Our goal was not only to develop a tool that could be used at home, but also to help folks stick with rehabilitation," said Alexandra Geyer, senior cognitive scientist at Aptima Inc., the Woburn, Mass.-based firm that is producing the game.
Similarly, instead of quoting a single cognitive scientist about the deficiencies of project-based learning, Pondiscio should examine the National Research Council's 2005 volume on "How Students Learn: History, Mathematics, and Science in the Classroom" or the excellent research synthesis on project-based learning in the 2006 Cambridge Handbook of the Learning Sciences.
A Cognitive Scientist Answers Questions About How the Mind Works and What It Means for the Classroom.
These types of cognitive computing projects have two sides, said Stan Franklin, who describes himself as a mathematician turned computer scientist turning cognitive scientist. He's a professor in the Cognitive Computing Research Group at the University of Memphis in Tennessee.

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