Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Open Peer Commentary
Quartz & Sejnowski: Cognitive development

Hippocampus and LTP: Here we go around again

C. H. Vanderwolf a1
a1 Department of Psychology and Graduate Program in Neuroscience, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5C2


A fundamental assumption in Shors & Matzel's target article is that brain activity can be related to the traditional categories of mentalistic psychology. This has led them to make numerous further assumptions that are contradicted by the available evidence.