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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

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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