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Modules Reconsidered: Varieties of Modularity

John Zerilli

in The Adaptable Mind: What Neuroplasticity and Neural Reuse tells us about Language and Cognition

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190067885
eISBN:
9780190067915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190067885.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

In recent decades, neuroscience has challenged the orthodox account of the modular mind. One way of meeting this challenge has been to go for increasingly “soft” versions of modularity, and one ... More


Turing’s model of the mind

Mark Sprevak

in The Turing Guide

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198747826
eISBN:
9780191916946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747826.003.0036
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

This chapter examines Alan Turing’s contribution to the field that offers our best understanding of the mind: cognitive science. The idea that the human ... More


The Language Module Reconsidered

John Zerilli

in The Adaptable Mind: What Neuroplasticity and Neural Reuse tells us about Language and Cognition

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190067885
eISBN:
9780190067915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190067885.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

There seems to be no language module, no elementary linguistic unit, no hardwired language organ. Language was probably assembled from older sensory-motor and nonlinguistic materials. Neuroimaging, ... More


Style in Narrative: Aspects of an Affective-Cognitive Stylistics

Patrick Colm Hogan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197539576
eISBN:
9780197539606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197539576.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Style has often been understood both too broadly and too narrowly. In consequence, it has not defined a psychologically coherent area of study. In the opening chapter, Hogan first defines style so as ... More


Computational Models of Reading: A Handbook

Erik D. Reichle

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780195370669
eISBN:
9780190853822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195370669.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

This book describes computational models of reading, or models that simulate and explain the mental processes that support the reading of text. The book provides introductory chapters on both reading ... More


Introduction

Ash Asudeh and Gianluca Giorgolo

in Enriched Meanings: Natural Language Semantics with Category Theory

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198847854
eISBN:
9780191882470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847854.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter introduces and motivates the book. It introduces monads as a way to model enriched meanings and motivates enriched meanings as a way to avoid generalizing to the worst case in natural ... More


Modules Reconsidered: Whither Modularity?

John Zerilli

in The Adaptable Mind: What Neuroplasticity and Neural Reuse tells us about Language and Cognition

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190067885
eISBN:
9780190067915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190067885.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The previous chapter argued that we ought to regard dissociability as the sine qua non of modularity. As for what in the brain meets this standard of modularity, the only likely candidate will be ... More


Setting the Scene

John Zerilli

in The Adaptable Mind: What Neuroplasticity and Neural Reuse tells us about Language and Cognition

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190067885
eISBN:
9780190067915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190067885.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The modularity of mind has been understood in various ways, amended as evidence from neuroscience has forced the theory to shed various structural assumptions. Neuroplasticity has, for better or ... More


Turing’s legacy

Jonathan Bowen and Jack Copeland

in The Turing Guide

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198747826
eISBN:
9780191916946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747826.003.0055
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

In terms of public appreciation Turing has risen quickly from zero to hero. The decades of obscurity (Who did you say? Turning?) came to an end with the ... More


How the Brain Makes Decisions

Thomas Boraud

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198824367
eISBN:
9780191863202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824367.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

The human decision-making process is tainted with irrationality. To address this issue, this book proposes a ‘bottom-up’ approach of the neural substrate of decision-making, starting from the ... More


Literary Style

Patrick Colm Hogan

in Style in Narrative: Aspects of an Affective-Cognitive Stylistics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197539576
eISBN:
9780197539606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197539576.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Style has often been understood both too broadly and too narrowly. In consequence, it has not defined a psychologically coherent area of study. In this chapter, Hogan first defines style so as to ... More


Summing Up

John Zerilli

in The Adaptable Mind: What Neuroplasticity and Neural Reuse tells us about Language and Cognition

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190067885
eISBN:
9780190067915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190067885.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

No one denies the brain’s intricacy of structure and function. The debate has always been over what form this complexity takes. The most influential answer to this question for over 60 years—and the ... More


Connectionism: computing with neurons

Jack Copeland and Diane Proudfoot

in The Turing Guide

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198747826
eISBN:
9780191916946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747826.003.0039
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

Modern ‘connectionists’ are exploring the idea of using artificial neurons (artificial brain cells) to compute. Many see connectionist research as the ... More


The Adaptable Mind: What Neuroplasticity and Neural Reuse tells us about Language and Cognition

John Zerilli

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190067885
eISBN:
9780190067915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190067885.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

What conception of mental architecture can survive the evidence of neuroplasticity and neural reuse in the human brain? In particular, what sorts of modules are compatible with this evidence? This ... More


Introduction: Adaptation, Evolution, and Intelligence

Lashon Booker and Stephanie Forrest

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195162929
eISBN:
9780197562116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195162929.003.0004
Subject:
Computer Science, Mathematical Theory of Computation

It has long been known that the repeated or collective application of very simple rules can produce surprisingly complex organized behavior. In recent years several ... More


Stylistic Choices in Graphic Narrative: Particularity and Its Functions in Art Spiegelman’s Maus

Patrick Colm Hogan

in Style in Narrative: Aspects of an Affective-Cognitive Stylistics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197539576
eISBN:
9780197539606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197539576.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The final chapter of Style in Narrative turns to graphic fiction. Much of what one might say about style in graphic narrative is already covered by the treatments of literary and film style earlier ... More


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