Linguistics and Cognitive Science
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Areas of Expertise
- Focuses on learning and memory research.
- Adams' research interests include knowledge and how it is acquired, as well as language and how words acquire meaning and reference.
- Authored the book, "The Bounds of Cognition." Adams' research explores the nature of cognition as it is studied in the cognitive sciences, including embodied cognition (intentional action) and its explanation.
- Has vast body of work in ethics. His recent scholarly work has focused on neuroethics and the ethical issues surrounding deep brain stimulation.
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