Intuitively, it seems obvious that some studies in cognitive neuroscience focus on the content of mental states (e.g., studies of emotion processing that distinguish among different emotions), while other examine kinds of mental processes regardless of content (e.g., studies that examine working memory use different kinds of tasks). In this talk, I will examine various ways in which the distinction between content and process can be understood, and will also consider the implications of dual- process theories for our understanding of both contents and processes.

Rethinking the Taxonomy of Psychology
April 15 – 17, 2016

Robyn Bluhm, Michigan State University

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