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Word versus task representation in neural networks

  • Thomas Elbert (a1), Christian Dobell (a1), Alessandro Angrilli (a1) (a2), Luciano Stegagno (a2) and Brigitte Rockstroh (a1)
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  • Published online: 01 April 1999

The Hebbian view of word representation is challenged by findings of task (level of processing)-dependent, event-related potential patterns that do not support the notion of a fixed set of neurons representing a given word. With cross-language phonological reliability encoding more asymmetrical left hemisphere activity is evoked than with word comprehension. This suggests a dynamical view of the brain as a self-organizing, connectivity-adjusting system.

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Behavioral and Brain Sciences
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