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A capacity theory of comprehension: individual differences in working memory.
A theory of the way working memory capacity constrains comprehension is proposed. The theory proposes that both processing and storage are mediated by activation and that the total amount ofExpand
A theory of reading: from eye fixations to comprehension.
A model of reading comprehension that accounts for the allocation of eye fixations of college students reading scientific passages is presented, embedded in a theoretical framework capable of accommodating the flexibility of reading. Expand
What one intelligence test measures: a theoretical account of the processing in the Raven Progressive Matrices Test.
The cognitive processes in a widely used, nonverbal test of analytic intelligence, the Raven Progressive Matrices Test (Raven, 1962), are analyzed in terms of which processes distinguish betweenExpand
Predicting Human Brain Activity Associated with the Meanings of Nouns
A computational model is presented that predicts the functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) neural activation associated with words for which fMRI data are not yet available, trained with a combination of data from a trillion-word text corpus and observed f MRI data associated with viewing several dozen concrete nouns. Expand
Cortical activation and synchronization during sentence comprehension in high-functioning autism: evidence of underconnectivity.
The findings suggest that the neural basis of disordered language in autism entails a lower degree of information integration and synchronization across the large-scale cortical network for language processing. Expand
Individual differences in syntactic processing: The role of working memory
The results of two experiments indicate that individual differences in syntactic processing are governed in part by the amount of working memory capacity available for language comprehensionExpand
Brain Activation Modulated by Sentence Comprehension
The comprehension of visually presented sentences produces brain activation that increases with the linguistic complexity of the sentence, and the amount of neural activity that a given cognitive process engenders is dependent on the computational demand that the task imposes. Expand
Functional and anatomical cortical underconnectivity in autism: evidence from an FMRI study of an executive function task and corpus callosum morphometry.
The brain activation of a group of high-functioning autistic participants was measured using functional magnetic resonance imaging during the performance of a Tower of London task, in comparison withExpand
Eye fixations and cognitive processes
Abstract This paper presents a theoretical account of the sequence and duration of eye fixation during a number of simple cognitive tasks, such as mental rotation, sentence verification, andExpand
Learning to Decode Cognitive States from Brain Images
This paper describes recent research applying machine learning methods to the problem of classifying the cognitive state of a human subject based on fRMI data observed over a single time interval, and presents case studies in which classifiers are successfully trained to distinguish cognitive states. Expand