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neural circuits. Indeed, it could also be the case that the identical populace of neurons can support specificcognitive functions. Thus, interest of a place in two or extra obligations, or impairment on multipleobligations due to a single, small lesion, is probably defined either by way of a not unusual underlyingfunction or through a couple of capabilities (Duncan & Owen, 2000; Farah, 1994; Shallice, 1988; Rumelhart& McClelland, 1986). Finally, each lesion approach and useful imaging percentage a reliance on ceterisparibus assumptions: that a single variable is being manipulated and all different matters are same. Ceterisparibus assumptions create problems which are approach-particular, but the underlying philosophicaldifficulty is one that every one methods proportion. For example, in lesion studies, a lack of reorganization istypically assumed: All other neural areas in a lesioned mind are assumed to be appearing the same tasks theydone previous to lesion acquisition, and now not acquiring the functions of the lesioned location. (Thisassumption nearly sincerely does not hold in persistent-level lesion patients; Farah, 2004.) In useful imagingresearch, it's far assumed that two tasks that vary theoretically in a unmarried cognitive technique do now notdifferentially recruit neural regions for theoretically shared undertaking additives (Posner, Petersen, Fox, &Raichle, 1988). (This assumption is likewise not going to keep; Friston et al., 1996.) In addition to thoseshared inferential troubles, there is an crucial distinction inside the types of inferences that can be drawnfrom useful imaging and lesion methods. In evaluation to lesion studies, functional imaging studies are

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