"The most significant unanswered question in science today is how human beings are able to be intelligent and aware. Many different scientific disciplines address this question from quite different perspectives. Over the past 25 years, Cognitive Science has emerged as a new scientific discipline which has the goal of integrating the results and efforts in the study of human cognition."(Cognitive Science; Why Cognitive Science? September 2016 -DOI:
Cognitive science is the interdisciplinary study of mind and intelligence, embracing philosophy, psychology, artificial intelligence, neuroscience, linguistics, and anthropology. (Thagard 2008)
Cognitive Science program. Drawing from principles of psychology, philosophy, linguistics, neuroscience, and computing, this program explores the science of the mind and thought. Cognitive scientists are probing the concept of intelligence in humans and animals in order to program intelligent computers that are not only capable of performing complex tasks, but of thinking complex thoughts.