Lessons From Cognitive Neuropsychology for Cognitive Science: A Reply to

@article{Coltheart2010LessonsFC,
  title={Lessons From Cognitive Neuropsychology for Cognitive Science: A Reply to},
  author={Max Coltheart},
  journal={Topics in cognitive science},
  year={2010},
  volume={2 1},
  pages={3-11}
}
A recent article in this journal (Patterson & Plaut, 2009) argued that cognitive neuropsychology has told us very little over the past 30 or 40 years about "how the brain accomplishes its cognitive business." This may well be true, but it is not important, because the principal aim of cognitive neuropsychology is not to learn about the brain. Its principal aim is instead to learn about the mind, that is, to elucidate the functional architecture of cognition. I show that this is so (a) via… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.