Cognitive Science

[Revised entry by Paul Thagard on July 11, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Cognitive science is the interdisciplinary study of mind and intelligence, embracing philosophy, psychology,
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[Revised entry by Paul Thagard on July 11, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Cognitive science is the interdisciplinary study of mind and intelligence, embracing philosophy, psychology, artificial intelligence, neuroscience, linguistics, and anthropology. Its intellectual origins are in the mid-1950s when researchers in several fields began to develop theories of mind based on complex representations and computational procedures. Its organizational...

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