Dror, Itiel Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London, United Kingdom.
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- Offloading cognition onto technology
- Cognitive partners through distributed cognition
- Cognitive technology replaces humans
- Greater use and reliance on cognitive technology
- Dangers of cognitive technology
- Cognitive technology as an evolutionary force
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Technology used to augment human mental capacity. In contrast, technology is widely used to augment human physical capabilities. We can move faster using cars, we can lift heavier weights using cranes, and we can even fly through the air using airplanes. Such technologies have enabled us to surpass human physical limitations and have transformed what we can achieve physically (see illustration). See also: Cognition
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