Anatomy of deductive reasoning

@article{Goel2007AnatomyOD,
  title={Anatomy of deductive reasoning},
  author={V. Goel},
  journal={Trends in Cognitive Sciences},
  year={2007},
  volume={11},
  pages={435-441}
}
  • V. Goel
  • Published 2007
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Trends in Cognitive Sciences
  • Much of cognitive research on deductive reasoning has been preoccupied with advocating for or against visuospatial (mental model theory) or linguistic/syntactic (mental logic theory) models of logical reasoning. Neuroimaging studies bear on this issue by pointing to both language-based and visuospatial systems being engaged during logical reasoning, and by raising additional issues not anticipated by these cognitive theories. Here, the literature on the neural basis of deductive reasoning from… CONTINUE READING
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