2Anderson critique

2Anderson critique - In fact the interlingua argument leads...

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John Anderson’s (1978) Counterarguments against Pylyshyn (1973) Assume the existence of a Paivio-style dual-code form of mental representation and also a processor capable of interpreting those mental representations (this latter point was overlooked by Paivio) Interlingua argument : There is no reason that mental words and mental pictures cannot be directly associated without a mediating representation.
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Unformatted text preview: In fact, the interlingua argument leads to an infinite regress. Different meanings of the same picture can be handled by associating different word strings with the picture. “Next to” (without left/right commitment) can be handled by dividing the picture into sub components linked by “next to.” This last point addresses the memory degradation issue....
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This note was uploaded on 08/12/2008 for the course PSY 387R taught by Professor Diehl during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas.

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