cognitive science


noun

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.

Nearby words

  1. cognitive impairment,
  2. cognitive laterality quotient,
  3. cognitive map,
  4. cognitive psychology,
  5. cognitive radio,
  6. cognitive therapy,
  7. cognitively,
  8. cognitivism,
  9. cognizable,
  10. cognizance

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British Dictionary definitions for cognitive science

cognitive science

noun

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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