The representation of object concepts in the human brain
Bradford Mahon (Carnegie Mellon University)

February 22, 2019, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh

1117 Cathedral of Learning
1117 Cathedral of Learning, University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh 15260
United States

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Abstract:  Functional MRI and behavioral findings from healthy and brain lesioned individuals are presented in support of a proposal about how object concepts are organized and represented in the brain. The core idea of this proposal is that connectivity among anatomically remote brain regions is instrumental in driving neural specificity.

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