Plasticity of adult sensorimotor representations (Fragment)

John P Donoghue. Brown University, Providence, USA. Plasticity of sensory and motor cortical and subcortical representations in the adult brain appears to be a general phenomenon in animals that has now been extended to humans. There is a growing understanding of the mechanisms and rules that regulate the form and extent of reorganization; these appear…

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The significance of neuroscience for philosophy (Fragment)

Patricia Smith Churchland. Patricia Smith Churchland is at the Philosophy Department, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92092, USA. The ground is shifting under the traditional approaches to problems in the philosophy of mind. Earlier doctrines concernin & the independence of cognition from the brain now appear untenable. As neuroscience uncovers more about…

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