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chaos theory

a branch of mathematics dealing with non-linear functionswhich has been applied to the modelling of situations suchas the weather and stock markets; non-linear systems are notpredictable, because very small changes in initialconditions can result in radical differences at a laterpoint.

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June 22nd 2021

cognitive neuroscience

a hybrid discipline aimed at identifying the biologicalbases of cognitive processes by combining techniques forthe study of cognitive processes with measures of physiological processes.