|Brain-style modelling can be misleading |
Basing psychological theories on facts about the brain can be misleading. Neural inspiration seems useful, but it's led to a revival of such weak psychological theories as: associationism; microfeature analysis; and statistically based learning.
"One should be deeply suspicious of the heroic sort of brain modelling the purports to address the problems of cognition."
Jerry Fodor & Zenon Pylyshyn 1988 (p.64).
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