Behavioral and Brain Sciences



Short Communication

Feedback: A general mechanism in the brain


Marie Montant a1a2
a1 Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh PA 15213-3890 montant@lnf.cnrs-mrs.fr

Abstract

Norris, McQueen & Cutler argue that there is no need for feedback in word recognition. Given the accumulating evidence in favor of feedback as a general mechanism in the brain, I will question the utility of a model that is at odds with such a general principle.


Correspondence:
a2 Laboratoire de Neurosciences Intégratives et Adaptatives, Université de Provence, 13397 Marseille, cedex 13, France


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