cognitive science

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The term cognitive science was coined by Christopher Longuet-Higgins in his 1973 commentary on the Lighthill report.

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cognitive science ‎(plural cognitive sciences)

  1. The multidisciplinary study of mind and behavior.

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Cognitive science differs from cognitive psychology in that algorithms that are intended to simulate human behavior are implemented or implementable on a computer.

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