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Based on considerable neurophysiological evidence, Roy (2012) proposed the theory that localist representation is widely used in the brain, starting from the lowest levels of processing. Grandmother cells are a

Based on considerable neurophysiological evidence, Roy (2012) proposed the theory that localist representation is widely used in the brain, starting from the lowest levels of processing. Grandmother cells are a special case of localist representation. In this article, I present the theory that grandmother cells are also widely used in the brain. To support the proposed theory, I present neurophysiological evidence and an analysis of the concept of grandmother cells.

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    • 2013-05-24
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    • Digital object identifier: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00300
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    Roy, A. (2013). An extension of the localist representation theory: grandmother cells are also widely used in the brain. Frontiers in Psychology, 4. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00300

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