The interdisciplinary study of thinking, including artificial intelligence, psychology, linguistics, philosophy, anthropology, neuroscience, and education. Topics of study in cognitive science include knowledge representation, language, learning, and perception.
A multidisciplinary attempt to address questions about the mind by integrating what we know from psychology, linguistics, philosophy, anthropology, and computer science.
The study of thinking and learning, currently being contributed to by researchers in a wide variety of disciplinary and multidisciplinary fields from developmental psychology to medicine. (Bransford, Brown, & Cocking, 1999.)