On disentangling and weighting kinds of semantic knowledge

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 24 (3):490-490 (2001)
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To account for category-specific semantic deficits, Humphreys and Forde propose to fractionate semantic memory into multiple sensory and functional knowledge stores. There are reasons to doubt the empirical productivity of this proposal, unless theoretically motivated principles of distinguishing and weighting the different kinds of object knowledge can be spelled out in detail.



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