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    Sinbad: A Neocortical Mechanism for Discovering Environmental Variables and Regularities Hidden in Sensory Input.Oleg V. Favorov & Dan Ryder - unknown
    We propose that a top priority of the cerebral cortex must be the discovery and explicit representation of the environmental variables that contribute as major factors to environmental regularities. Any neural representation in which such variables are represented only implicitly (thus requiring extra computing to use them) will make the regularities more complex and therefore more difficult, if not impossible, to learn. The task of discovering such important environmental variables is not an easy one, since their existence is only indirectly (...)
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    Methodological Problems With Online Concussion Testing.Jameson Holden, Eric Francisco, Anna Tommerdahl, Rachel Lensch, Bryan Kirsch, Laila Zai, Alan J. Pearce, Oleg V. Favorov, Robert G. Dennis & Mark Tommerdahl - 2020 - Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 14.
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    Empiricist word learning.Dan Ryder & Oleg V. Favorov - 2001 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 24 (6):1117-1117.
    At first, Bloom's theory appears inimical to empiricism, since he credits very young children with highly sophisticated cognitive resources (e.g., a theory of mind and a belief that real kinds have essences), and he also attacks the empiricist's favoured learning theory, namely, associationism. We suggest that, on the contrary, the empiricist can embrace much of what Bloom says.
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