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the idea in cognitive science that the mind is divided according to the content of information being processed into specialized, possibly evolved, modules
MLewis about five years ago.

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Tasks that are asserted to measure domain specificity

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face matching task
  • localized brain activation in face matching versus other object matching
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User Discussion


"this seems more like a theory than a mental concept"
RPoldrack (about five years ago)

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