The mind's golden cage and cognition in the wild

Trends in cognitive sciences

Trends Cogn Sci. 2022 Dec;26(12):1031-1034. doi: 10.1016/j.tics.2022.07.008. Epub 2022 Oct 12.


The mind has been traditionally conceived as a set of differentiated, compartmentalized cognitive elements. However, understanding everyday, naturalistic cognition across brain health and disease entails major challenges. How can mainstream approaches be extended to cognition in the wild? Pragmatic, methodological, disease-related, and theoretical turns are proposed for future scientific development.

PMID:36243670 | DOI:10.1016/j.tics.2022.07.008