What underlies the emergence of stimulus- and domain-specific neural responses? Commentary on Hernandez, Claussenius-Kalman, Ronderos, Castilla-Earls, Sun, Weiss, & Young (2018)

Frederic Dick, Saloni Krishnan

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Hernandez et al (2018) provide a welcome historical perspective and synthesis of emergentist theories over the last decades, particularly in their focus on theoretical differences. Here we discuss a number of neuroimaging findings on the character and drivers of seemingly domain-selective neural response preferences, and how these might bear on the predictiveness of different emergentist accounts.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)235-236
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Neurolinguistics
Early online date29 Nov 2018
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2019

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