Biologically Based Computational Models of High-Level Cognition

  title={Biologically Based Computational Models of High-Level Cognition},
  author={Randall C. O’Reilly},
  pages={91 - 94}
  • R. O’Reilly
  • Published 6 October 2006
  • Biology, Psychology, Computer Science
  • Science
Computer models based on the detailed biology of the brain can help us understand the myriad complexities of human cognition and intelligence. Here, we review models of the higher level aspects of human intelligence, which depend critically on the prefrontal cortex and associated subcortical areas. The picture emerging from a convergence of detailed mechanistic models and more abstract functional models represents a synthesis between analog and digital forms of computation. Specifically, the… 

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