Definition of cognitive science in English:

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cognitive science

noun

The study of thought, learning, and mental organization, which draws on aspects of psychology, linguistics, philosophy, and computer modeling.
Example sentences
  • It is high time for clinicians to integrate the empirical findings of cognitive science with psychodynamic theory.
  • Her work spans anthropology, psychology, cognitive science, philosophy, and religious studies as well as linguistics.
  • He is a recognized expert in linguistics and cognitive science, the study of the philosophy and psychology of the mind and intelligence.

Derivatives

cognitive scientist

noun
Example sentences
  • The symposium examined how behavioral and cognitive scientists can contribute to policy-making.
  • Basic behavioral and cognitive scientists are often situated in academic departments that value basic research more than applied research.
  • There is a widely held view amongst cognitive scientists and philosophers that the mind is like a algorithmic computer and the brain's vast neural network is the key to the mind's complexity.

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Syllabification: cog·ni·tive sci·ence

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