Towards an Ontology of Cognitive Control

  title={Towards an Ontology of Cognitive Control},
  author={Agatha Lenartowicz and Donald J. Kalar and Eliza Congdon and Russell A. Poldrack},
  journal={Topics in cognitive science},
  volume={2 4},
The goal of cognitive neuroscience is to map mental functions onto their neural substrates. We argue here that this goal requires a formal approach to the characterization of mental processes, and we present one such approach by using ontologies to describe cognitive processes and their relations. Using a classifier analysis of data from the BrainMap database, we examine the concept of "cognitive control" to determine whether the proposed component processes in this domain are mapped to… CONTINUE READING


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