Discussion Lesion Studies, Spared Performance, and Cognitive Systems


Lesion studies are often thought to be important because they seem to indicate that the mind contains a number of distinct modules or cognitive systems. The term ‘module’ has – to my ear – too many associations with Fodor’s (1983) seminal book, and I will concentrate here on the more general notion of a cognitive system. The latter, as I will understand the… (More)