Foundations of Science

, Volume 19, Issue 2, pp 133–135 | Cite as

What is a Cognitive Process?



In this commentary to Serrano et al. (2013), I applaud this foundation article for being a breath of fresh air because it addresses the question “What is cognition?” Too often in the cognitive sciences, we leave that question unanswered or worse, unasked. I come not to criticize but to offer a helpful suggestion aimed a pulling together some of the separate strands weaved throughout this article.


Cognition Causation Constitution  Embodied Extended 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Linguistics and Cognitive ScienceUniversity of DelawareNewarkUSA
  2. 2.Department of PhilosophyUniversity of DelawareNewarkUSA

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