GR System learning model main aspects are to be found in cognitive science. What is specifically employed, as far as cognitive functions connected to gambling are concerned, is a cognitive architecture.
“Cognitive science is an interdisciplinary approach to the study of behaviour and mental life”. “The disciplines Cognitive science relies on include psychology, linguistics, social sciences, neurosciences and biology in general, computer science and artificial intelligence, mathematics and physics, philosophy 1”. Cognitive architectures are an information system that is supposed to emulate cognitive aspects 2.
GR System’s learning process is based on an innovative kind of cognitive architecture, the ones based on associative memories.
The basic functions of associative memories are to discover which pieces of information gathered in the past are closest to the present ones, but also to discover which novelties, surprises and uncertainties are brought about by the present experience, through its difference from former ones.