What’s the difference between psychology, neuroscience, and cognitive science?

Can you tell me what the difference is between psychology, neuroscience, and cognitive science? And what each field focuses on?

Only answer if u have learn this in university please.


2 Comments

  1. greyfluffykitty said,

    Wrote on September 13, 2010 @ 2:18 am

    Psychology is a science that deals with mind: mental states, behavior, and tasks

    neuroscience is the science of the nervous system from it’s purpose, structure, etc.

    cognitive science is the study of mental tasks. It is a branch of psychology.

  2. natasha said,

    Wrote on September 13, 2010 @ 2:39 am

    Hi there,

    Firstly Psychology is the scientific investigation of mental investigations (thinking, remembering, and feeling) and behaviour.

    Neuroscientific research is focused on the study of the brain and nervous system

    Cognitive science is the interdisciplinary study of how information is represented and transformed in the brain. …

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