cognitive science


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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

n
(Psychology) the scientific study of cognition, including elements of the traditional disciplines of philosophy, psychology, semantics, and linguistics, together with artificial intelligence and computer science
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Noun1.cognitive science - the field of science concerned with cognition; includes parts of cognitive psychology and linguistics and computer science and cognitive neuroscience and philosophy of mind
science, scientific discipline - a particular branch of scientific knowledge; "the science of genetics"
cognitive neuroscience - the branch of neuroscience that studies the biological foundations of mental phenomena
cognitive psychology - an approach to psychology that emphasizes internal mental processes
linguistics - the scientific study of language
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When coming to the dialogue between cognitive science and literary theory, Richard J.
although embodied and situated cognitive science has drastically expanded the territory of mind into the material world, it fails to move beyond its computational heritage, leaving 'a lingering ghost within the machine'.
The collection can thus be seen as fitting appropriately within mainstream cognitive science which assumes a layered ontology (a la Craver) or some form of non-reductive materialism (a la Fodor) and that the mind is (at least to some extent) a representational and computational mechanism.
The idea that "rhetoric might be thought of as a kind of cognitive science, an attempt, often unwitting, to map the workings of the thinking brain" is an intriguing point of departure for a new study of Shakespeare's language (9).
Shi (computing technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences) introduces the scientific concepts and methods of intelligence science--the intersection of brain science, cognitive science, and artificial intelligence.
Anyone unfamiliar with how cognitive science can elucidate contemporary topics within religion and theology should read this book.
Cognitive Science" was launched in 1977 and is published six times a year to carry information in all areas of cognitive science, including knowledge representation, memory processes, natural language understanding, brain theory, motor control, and related areas of interdisciplinary research.
In the course of introducing readers to certain basic concerns of cognitive science, such as short- and long- term memory structures, segmentation, and structuration, he also offers explanations of basic art appreciation issues like boredom, improvisation, and listener variability.
Attention that has been given to affect in research that is grounded in psychology, cognitive science, neuroscience, computing, and education (Burleson & Picard, 2004) requires that feelings be studied in the realm of an "affective paradigm.
This disruption in your powers of perception--complicating where the "you" begins and ends--is the current underlying much of Eliasson's work, which not only draws on artistic practices developed in the '60s and '70s by such artists as Turrell and Robert Irwin, but also on recent innovations in cognitive science and technologies for measuring and reproducing the color and strength of light.
from "INTRODUCING GEORGE RODRIGUE", by Subrata Dasgupta institute of Cognitive Science.
Cognitive science, art history, and cultural studies all inform the readings of the texts and paintings here under consideration.

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