Chapter Nine

Memory influences visual cognition across multiple functional states of interactive cortical dynamics

Haline E. Schendan*    School of Psychology, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, United Kingdom* Corresponding author: email address: haline.schendan@gmail.com

Abstract

Memory supports a wide range of abilities from categorical perception to goal-directed behavior, such as decision-making and episodic recognition. Memory activates fast and surprisingly accurately and even when information is ambiguous or impoverished (i.e., showing object constancy). This paper proposes the multiple-state interactive (MUSI) account of object cognition that attempts to explain how sensory stimulation activates memory across multiple functional ...

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