21. Connectionism and the Study of Change

  1. Mark H. Johnson,
  2. Yuko Munakata and
  3. Rick O. Gilmore
  1. Elizabeth A. Bates and
  2. Jeffrey L. Elman

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753507.ch21

Brain Development and Cognition: A Reader, Second Edition

Brain Development and Cognition: A Reader, Second Edition

How to Cite

Bates, E. A. and Elman, J. L. (2005) Connectionism and the Study of Change, in Brain Development and Cognition: A Reader, Second Edition (eds M. H. Johnson, Y. Munakata and R. O. Gilmore), Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470753507.ch21

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631217367

Online ISBN: 9780470753507

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Keywords:

  • brain imaging;
  • brain development;
  • cognitive development;
  • neurons;
  • computational models

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • What Happened to the Study of Change?

  • The First Computer Metaphor and its Implications for Development

  • The Second Computer Metaphor and Its Implications for Development

  • Some Common Misconceptions about Connectionism

  • Epilogue: New Directions in Developmental Connectionism