Definition of Cognitive science

1. Noun. The field of science concerned with cognition; includes parts of cognitive psychology and linguistics and computer science and cognitive neuroscience and philosophy of mind.

Definition of Cognitive science

1. Noun. The multidisciplinary study of mind and behavior. ¹

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Medical Definition of Cognitive science

1. The study of the precise nature of different mental tasks and the operations of the brain that enable them to be performed, engaging branches of psychology, computer science, philosophy, and linguistics. (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cognitive Science

cognitive content
cognitive disability
cognitive dissonance
cognitive dissonance theory
cognitive factor
cognitive laterality quotient
cognitive neuroscience
cognitive neuroscientist
cognitive operation
cognitive process
cognitive psychology
cognitive reappraisal
cognitive relativism
cognitive science (current term)
cognitive sciences
cognitive scientist
cognitive state
cognitive symptoms
cognitive therapy

Literary usage of Cognitive science

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Never-ceasing Search by Francis Otto Schmitt (1990)
"Along with the now very active and effective field of neuroscience (Chapters XIV and XV), the field of cognitive science, thanks to the work of Dr. Whitman ..."

2. Beyond Mapping: Meeting National Needs Through Enhanced Geographic by Mapping Science Committee, National Research Council (U.S.) (2006)
"cognitive science Cognitive scientists study the acquisition and development of mental abilities and their use in daily activities. ..."

3. Teachers & Technology: Making the Connection by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"With deep roots in cognitive science and an interest in constructivist learning principles, researchers at Peabody's Learning Technology Center developed a ..."

4. Understanding the Brain: Towards a New Learning Science by OECD Staff, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope (2002)
"cognitive science Study of the mind. An interdisciplinary science that draws ... The purpose of cognitive science is to develop models that help explain ..."

5. Communicating Environmentally Sustainable Transport: The Role of Soft Measures by OECD Staff, SourceOECD (Online service) (2004)
"cognitive science. Study of the mind. ... The purpose of cognitive science is to develop models that help explain human cognition ..."

6. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to ... (1993)
"... Carnegie Mellon University, 4400 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. Dr. Daniel L Farkas Phone: (412)268-3461. Center for Research in cognitive science ..."

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