A proper metaphysics for cognitive performance.

  title={A proper metaphysics for cognitive performance.},
  author={Guy C Van Orden and M. Angels Moreno and John G. Holden},
  journal={Nonlinear dynamics, psychology, and life sciences},
  volume={7 1},
The general failure to individuate component causes in cognitive performance suggests the need for an alternative metaphysics. The metaphysics of control hierarchy theory accommodates the fact of self-organization in nature and the possibility that intentional actions are self-organized. One key assumption is that interactions among processes dominate their intrinsic dynamics. Scaling relations in response time variability motivate this assumption in cognitive performance. 

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