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Concept Formation: Object Attributes Dynamically Inhibited from Conscious Awareness

Snyder, Allan; Bossomaier, Terry; Mitchell, D John

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We advance a dominant neural strategy for facilitating conceptual thought. Concepts are groupings of "object" attributes. Once the brain learns such critical groupings, the "object" attributes are inhibited from conscious awareness. We see the whole, not

dc.contributor.authorSnyder, Allan
dc.contributor.authorBossomaier, Terry
dc.contributor.authorMitchell, D John
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-13T22:52:29Z
dc.identifier.issn0219-6352
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/81595
dc.description.abstractWe advance a dominant neural strategy for facilitating conceptual thought. Concepts are groupings of "object" attributes. Once the brain learns such critical groupings, the "object" attributes are inhibited from conscious awareness. We see the whole, not
dc.publisherImperial College Press
dc.sourceJournal of Integrative Neuroscience
dc.subjectKeywords: amphetamine; mescaline; psychotropic agent; access to information; autism; awareness; concept formation; consciousness; creativity; drug effect; ego development; human; language; learning; mental disease; model; nerve cell inhibition; nerve cell network; Absolute pitch; Autism; Autistic savant; Concept formation; Cortical inhibition; Creativity; Language acquisition; Nonconscious skills; Transcranial magnetic stimulation; Unconscious skills
dc.titleConcept Formation: Object Attributes Dynamically Inhibited from Conscious Awareness
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.description.refereedYes
local.identifier.citationvolume3
dc.date.issued2004
local.identifier.absfor170103 - Educational Psychology
local.identifier.ariespublicationMigratedxPub9878
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationSnyder, Allan, College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationBossomaier, Terry, Charles Sturt University
local.contributor.affiliationMitchell, D John, College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, ANU
local.description.embargo2037-12-31
local.bibliographicCitation.issue1
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage31
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage46
local.identifier.doi10.1142/S0219635204000361
dc.date.updated2015-12-11T10:51:17Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-3242788149
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