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Beginning with biology: “Aspects of cognition” exist in the service of the brain's overall function as a resource-regulator

  • Jordan E. Theriault (a1), Matt Coleman (a1), Mallory J. Feldman (a2), Joseph D. Fridman (a1), Eli Sennesh (a3), Lisa Feldman Barrett (a1) (a4) (a5) and Karen S. Quigley (a1) (a6)...

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Lieder and Griffiths rightly urge that computational cognitive models be constrained by resource usage, but they should go further. The brain's primary function is to regulate resource usage. As a consequence, resource usage should not simply select among algorithmic models of “aspects of cognition.” Rather, “aspects of cognition” should be understood as existing in the service of resource management.

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These authors jointly supervised this work.

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Beginning with biology: “Aspects of cognition” exist in the service of the brain's overall function as a resource-regulator

  • Jordan E. Theriault (a1), Matt Coleman (a1), Mallory J. Feldman (a2), Joseph D. Fridman (a1), Eli Sennesh (a3), Lisa Feldman Barrett (a1) (a4) (a5) and Karen S. Quigley (a1) (a6)...

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