The neural and computational bases of semantic cognition

  title={The neural and computational bases of semantic cognition},
  author={Matthew A. Lambon Ralph and Elizabeth Jefferies and Karalyn E Patterson and Timothy T. Rogers},
  journal={Nature Reviews Neuroscience},
Semantic cognition refers to our ability to use, manipulate and generalize knowledge that is acquired over the lifespan to support innumerable verbal and non-verbal behaviours. This Review summarizes key findings and issues arising from a decade of research into the neurocognitive and neurocomputational underpinnings of this ability, leading to a new framework that we term controlled semantic cognition (CSC). CSC offers solutions to long-standing queries in philosophy and cognitive science, and… 

Words, thoughts, and brains

  • B. Malt
  • Linguistics
    Cognitive neuropsychology
  • 2019
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