What psychology and cognitive neuroscience know about the communicative function of memory.

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Journal Article

Mahr & Csibra (M&C) include interesting ideas about the nature of memory from outside of the field of cognitive psychology and cognitive neuroscience. However, the target article's inaccurate claims about those fields limit its usefulness. I briefly review the most serious omissions and distortions of the literature by the target article, including its misrepresentation of event memory, and offer suggestions for forwarding the goal of understanding the communicative function of memory.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Rubin, DC

Published Date

  • January 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 41 /

Start / End Page

  • e30 -

PubMed ID

  • 29353596

Pubmed Central ID

  • 29353596

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1469-1825

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0140-525X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1017/s0140525x1700156x

Language

  • eng