Computational Psychology

Discipline: Philosophy

An approach to learning which postulates events in the brain which 'represent' inferences and so on.

It mediates between methodological behaviorism and a purely introspective approach. It broadens out into cognitive science when it studies artificial intelligence and areas bordering on CYBERNETICS and so on.

Also see: connectionism

M A Boden and D H Mellor, 'What is Computational Psychology?' (symposium), Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, supplementary volume (1984)


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