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Fundamental differences between perception and cognition aside from cognitive penetrability

  • Graeme S. Halford (a1) (a2) and Trevor J. Hine (a2)

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Fundamental differences between perception and cognition argue that the distinction can be maintained independently of cognitive penetrability. The core processes of cognition can be integrated under the theory of relational knowledge. The distinguishing properties include symbols and an operating system, structure-consistent mapping between representations, construction of representations in working memory that enable generation of inferences, and different developmental time courses.

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