I’ll discuss a “constructionist” functional ontology of mind-brain correspondence and its implications for how mental state categories map on to brain structure and function. In particular, I’ll draw from neuroimaging research spanning cognitive, social, and affective neuroscience to conclude that myriad mental state categories such as memory, theory of mind and emotion all emerge from the combination of the same domain-general distributed brain networks.

Rotman 2016 Annual Conference: Rethinking the Taxonomy of Psychology
April 15 – 17, 2016

Kristin Lindquist, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Original Publish Date: Published on Apr 26, 2016
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