Cognitive Sustainability

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Mate Zoldy
Maria Szalmane Csete
Pal Peter Kolozsi
Peter Bordas


Sustainability is a crucial dimension of our life at the beginning of the third millennium. Our society transforms and changes even faster and more continuously than at any time earlier. Our work aims to define a new concept: the cognitive sustainability domain. Several fields of science were explored to recognize how the interdisciplinary approach of cognitive sustainability is valid. The former joint use of cognitivity and sustainability was reviewed in the literature as well. Results showed that digital development lets us extend our experiential cognition in most fields of our lives. Limits of the available resources and the development of cognitive functionalities are the enablers to connecting and addressing sustainability. Main dimensions and parameters of cognitive sustainability were identified, and several key research areas were defined. The structured handling of cognitive tools within sustainability results in a broader interpretation framework for analyzing, understanding and developing processes in sustainability.

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Zoldy, M., Szalmane Csete, M., Kolozsi, P. P., Bordas, P., & Torok, A. (2022). Cognitive Sustainability. Cognitive Sustainability, 1(1). (Original work published March 3, 2022)


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