David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
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Jack Alan Reynolds
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Behavioral and Brain Sciences 20 (4):567-568 (1997)
There is evidence for increase, followed by decline, in synaptic numbers during development. Dendrites do not function in isolation. A constructive neuronal process may underpin a selectionist cognitive process. The environment shapes both ontogeny and phylogeny. Phylogenetic natural selection and neural selection are compatible. Natural selection can yield both constructivist and selectionist solution to adaptuive problems.
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