Creativity or mental illness: Possible errors of relational priming in neural networks of the brain

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 31 (4):398-399 (2008)
If connectionist computational models explain the acquisition of complex cognitive skills, errors in such models would also help explain unusual brain activity such as in creativity – as well as in mental illness, including childhood onset problems with social behaviors in autism, the inability to maintain focus in attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and the lack of motivation of depression disorders
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