How cognitive neuroscience could be more biological—and what it might learn from clinical neuropsychology

@inproceedings{Frisch2014HowCN,
  title={How cognitive neuroscience could be more biological—and what it might learn from clinical neuropsychology},
  author={Stefan Frisch},
  booktitle={Front. Hum. Neurosci.},
  year={2014}
}
Three widespread assumptions of Cognitive-affective Neuroscience are discussed: first, mental functions are assumed to be localized in circumscribed brain areas which can be exactly determined, at least in principle (localizationism). Second, this assumption is associated with the more general claim that these functions (and dysfunctions, such as in neurological or mental diseases) are somehow generated inside the brain (internalism). Third, these functions are seen to be "biological" in the… CONTINUE READING
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