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To activate or not to activate: does hippocampal hyperactivation cause cognitive deterioration?

After his famous opening words, Shakespeare’s Hamlet wondered “Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer… Or to take arms”. Scientists, too, are puzzling about whether or not to take action, albeit of an entirely different kind: whether or not … Continue reading

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Have connectionist models killed off beliefs?

Image from Arenamontanus (CC BY-NC 2.0) Guest post by Joe Gladstone ( jjg39@cam.ac.uk ), PhD Candidate – Cambridge Judge Business School, Cambridge University Connectionist models are widely held to have had a revolutionary impact upon cognitive science (Marcus, 2001). However, they are also … Continue reading

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