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Cognitive description is a term used in psychology to describe the cognitive workings of the human mind.

A cognitive description specifies what kinds of information is input to a cognitive action, how this information is processed and transformed, what data structures are used and what behaviour is generated.[1]

See alsoEdit

Cognitive module

ReferencesEdit

  1. Tooby, John and Cosmides, Leda 1992 The Psychological Foundations of Culture, in Barkow, Jerome H., Cosmides, Leda, Tooby, John, (1992) The Adapted Mind: Evolutionary Psychology and the Generation of Culture, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-506023-7, page 64.


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