How do we acquire, store, and use complex knowledge? Faculty in the cognitive area combine experimental investigations with computational simulation techniques to understand the nature of human knowledge systems. Image on the left shows the output of a computational model as it progressively learns to differentiate concepts over learning trials.
Image reprinted from Figure 6a, p. 318 of McClelland, J. L. & Rogers, T.
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