Concepts, Control, and Context: A Connectionist Account of Normal and Disordered Semantic Cognition

  title={Concepts, Control, and Context: A Connectionist Account of Normal and Disordered Semantic Cognition},
  author={Paul Hoffman and James L. McClelland and Matthew. A. Lambon Ralph},
  journal={Psychological Review},
  pages={293 - 328}
Semantic cognition requires conceptual representations shaped by verbal and nonverbal experience and executive control processes that regulate activation of knowledge to meet current situational demands. A complete model must also account for the representation of concrete and abstract words, of taxonomic and associative relationships, and for the role of context in shaping meaning. We present the first major attempt to assimilate all of these elements within a unified, implemented… 

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