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Schizophrenia-related phenomena that challenge prediction error as the basis of cognitive functioning

  • Steven M. Silverstein (a1)

Abstract

There are aspects of schizophrenia that pose challenges for Clark's model. These include: (1) evidence for excitatory activity underlying self-organizing neural ensembles that support coordinating functions, and their impairment in schizophrenia; (2) evidence regarding hallucinations that suggest they are not due to excessive prediction error; and (3) the critical role of emotional factors as setting conditions for delusion formation.

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