Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Open Peer Commentary
Glenberg: What memory is for

Action patterns, conceptualization, and artificial intelligence

Stan Franklin a1
a1 Institute for Intelligent Systems and Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152


This commentary connects some of Glenberg's ideas to similar ideas from artificial intelligence. Second, it briefly discusses hidden assumptions relating to meaning, representations, and projectable properties. Finally, questions about mechanisms, mental imagery, and conceptualization in animals are posed.