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The interdisciplinary study of the mind, intelligence, and learning, including research in psychology, philosophy, linguistics, and artificial intelligence.
(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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|Noun||1.||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