Cognitive, computational, and neurobiological approaches have made impressive advances in characterizing the operations that transform linguistic signals into meanings. But our understanding of how words and concepts are retained in the brain remains inadequate. How is the long-term storage of words, or in fact any representations, achieved? This puzzle requires new thinking to stimulate reinvestigation of the storage problem.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
- Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
- Cognitive Neuroscience