Introduction to Cognitive Neuroscience

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Cognitive neuroscience is the study of how the brain enables the mind to think, remember, and perceive. It is a relatively new field that combines cognitive psychology and neuroscience. Cognitive neuroscience is concerned with how the brain produces higher-level mental functions such as language, memory, and consciousness. Researchers in this field use a variety of […]

IRS

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In IRS, the content of a concept is taken in terms of its inferential relations rather than associative relations where the meaning of the concept is identified by the role the concept and its inferences play in language and thought. Alternatively, in other words, IRS claims, in the simplest form that the content of a […]

Effect of Movement on perception in non human primates & Dinosaurs

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The ability to recognize the faces of conspecifics is a significant socio-cognitive ability in both humans and primates, for it helps to establish long-lasting relationships with multiple members of a group. Humans have a remarkable ability to remember and differentiate between several faces over their lifetime. Facial recognition is a complicated task that requires a holistic processing […]

Development of the Cerebral Cortex: Radial Unit Hypothesis, the Embryonic Protomap, and Neural Interactions

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Cerebrum plays a major role in recognizing the surrounding objects. The cerebrum is the most significant part of the human brain located in the anterior part of the skull. A medial longitudinal fissure divides the cerebrum into left and right hemispheres, which are again divided into four lobes: frontal, parietal, temporal, and occipital. The Frontal […]

Eliminativism

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Eliminative materialism or eliminativism has been a significant focus of discussion for the past few years in the philosophy of mind. The theory claims that intention states and processes that allude in our everyday descriptions and explanations of mental lives are myths. According to eliminativists, there are no such things as thoughts or beliefs or […]

What is Cognitive Science?

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Cognitive science is the study of how our mind functions, works and behaves. As a scientific field of study, it encompasses interdisciplinary research from various existing disciplines such as computer science, neuroscience, philosophy, artificial intelligence, linguistics, psychology, and anthropology. Cognitive Science researchers study how the brain decides or performs a task. Cognitive science seeks to […]