Simulating the acquisition of object names

  title={Simulating the acquisition of object names},
  author={Alessio Plebe and Vivian M. De La Cruz and Marco Mazzone},
Naming requires recognition. Recognition requires the ability to categorize objects and events. Infants under six months of age are capable of making fine-grained discriminations of object boundaries and three-dimensional space. At 8 to 10 months, a child’s object categories are sufficiently stable and flexible to be used as the foundation for labeling and referencing actions. What mechanisms in the brain underlie the unfolding of these capacities? In this article, we describe a neural network… CONTINUE READING