Behavioral and Brain Sciences



Short Communication

The trouble with Merge: Modeling speeded target detection


Jonathan Grainger a1
a1 Laboratoire de Psychologie Cognitive, Université de Provence, 13621 Aix-en-Provence, France grainger@up.univ-mrs.fr

Abstract

The model of phoneme monitoring proposed by Norris et al. is implausible when implemented in a localist connectionist network. Lexical representations mysteriously inform phoneme decision nodes as to the presence or absence of a target phoneme.



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