AI and cognitive science: The past and next 30 years

Kenneth D Forbus*

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a core area of Cognitive Science, yet today few AI researchers attend the Cognitive Science Society meetings. This essay examines why, how AI has changed over the last 30years, and some emerging areas of potential interest where AI and the Society can go together in the next 30years, if they choose.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)345-356
Number of pages12
JournalTopics in Cognitive Science
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jul 2010


  • Artificial intelligence
  • Cognitive science
  • Cognitive simulation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
  • Linguistics and Language
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Artificial Intelligence


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