Symbolic Systems

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Symbolic Systems is an academic program at Stanford University with an interdisciplinary concentration on "the science of the mind" including courses in computer science, linguistics, philosophy, and psychology.[1][2] The program is analogous to cognitive science departments at other schools.

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  1. ^ a b c d Martinuzzi, Bruna (September 18, 2013). "Symbolic Systems: The Hot Major Among Highly Successful People". OPEN Forum. American Express. Archived from the original on 2015-11-29. Retrieved 29 November 2015. It's a multidisciplinary major that blends computer science with psychology, linguistics and philosophy 
  2. ^ "What is Sym Sys?". Symbolic Systems Program. Stanford University. Retrieved 29 November 2015. majors are required to take courses in the Departments of Computer Science, Linguistics, Philosophy, and Psychology 
  3. ^ Dulce, Grace (16 July 2012). "Marissa Mayer named CEO of Yahoo!". Stanford Engineering. Retrieved 18 August 2014. 

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