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  1. Gary F. Marcus (2001). The Algebraic Mind. The MIT Press.
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    Gary F. Marcus (2004). Birth of the Mind: How a Tiny Number of Genes Creates the Complexity of Human Thought. Basic Books.
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    Gary F. Marcus (2012). Musicality: Instinct or Acquired Skill? Topics in Cognitive Science 4 (4):498-512.
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    Gary F. Marcus (1998). Can Connectionism Save Constructivism? Cognition 66 (2):153-182.
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    Gary F. Marcus & Simon E. Fisher (2003). FOXP2 in Focus: What Can Genes Tell Us About Speech and Language? Trends in Cognitive Sciences 7 (6):257-262.
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    Keith J. Fernandes, Gary F. Marcus, Jennifer A. Di Nubila & Athena Vouloumanos (2006). From Semantics to Syntax and Back Again: Argument Structure in the Third Year of Life. Cognition 100 (2):B10-B20.
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    Gary F. Marcus (1993). Negative Evidence in Language Acquisition. Cognition 46 (1):53-85.
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    Harald Clahsen, Monika Rothweiler, Andreas Woest & Gary F. Marcus (1992). Regular and Irregular Inflection in the Acquisition of German Noun Plurals. Cognition 45 (3):225-255.
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    Gary F. Marcus (1999). Reply to Seidenberg and Elman. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 3 (8):289.
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    Gary F. Marcus (1999). Reply to Christiansen and Curtin. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 3 (8):290-291.
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    Iris Berent, Gary F. Marcus, Joseph Shimron & Adamantios I. Gafos (2002). The Scope of Linguistic Generalizations: Evidence From Hebrew Word Formation. Cognition 83 (2):113-139.
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    Gary F. Marcus & Hugh Rabagliati (2006). Genes and Domain Specificity. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 10 (9):397-398.
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    Iris Berent, Vered Vaknin & Gary F. Marcus (2007). Roots, Stems, and the Universality of Lexical Representations: Evidence From Hebrew. Cognition 104 (2):254-286.
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    Gary F. Marcus & Frank C. Keil (2008). Concepts, Correlations, and Some Challenges for Connectionist Cognition. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 31 (6):722-723.
    Rogers & McClelland's (R&M's) précis represents an important effort to address key issues in concepts and categorization, but few of the simulations deliver what is promised. We argue that the models are seriously underconstrained, importantly incomplete, and psychologically implausible; more broadly, R&M dwell too heavily on the apparent successes without comparable concern for limitations already noted in the literature.
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    Gary F. Marcus (2010). Neither Size Fits All: Comment on McClelland Et Al. And Griffiths Et Al. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 14 (8):346-347.
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  16. Hugh Rabagliati, Gary F. Marcus & Liina Pylkkänen (2010). Shifting Senses in Lexical Semantic Development. Cognition 117 (1):17-37.
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    Gary F. Marcus (2005). What Developmental Biology Can Tell Us About Innateness. In Peter Carruthers, Stephen Laurence & Stephen Stich (eds.), The Innate Mind: Structure and Contents. New York: Oxford University Press New York 23.
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    Gary F. Marcus (1999). Corrigendum. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 3 (9):322.
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    Gary F. Marcus (1999). Language Acquisition in the Absence of Explicit Negative Evidence: Can Simple Recurrent Networks Obviate the Need for Domain-Specific Learning Devices? Cognition 73 (3):293-296.
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    Cristina D. Rabaglia & Gary F. Marcus (2010). Neural Reuse and Human Individual Differences. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 33 (4):287-288.
    We find the theory of neural reuse to be highly plausible, and suggest that human individual differences provide an additional line of argument in its favor, focusing on the well-replicated finding of in which individual differences are highly correlated across domains. We also suggest that the theory of neural reuse may be an important contributor to the phenomenon of positive manifold itself.
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    Gary F. Marcus (2002). What Can Developmental Disorders Tell Us About Modularity? Behavioral and Brain Sciences 25 (6):762-763.
    This commentary discusses the logic of inferring modularity or the lack of modularity from observed patterns of developmental disorders.
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    Gary F. Marcus (1997). Extracting Higher-Level Relationships in Connectionist Models. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 20 (1):77-77.
    Connectionist networks excel at extracting statistical regularities but have trouble extracting higher-order relationships. Clark & Thornton suggest that a solution to this problem might come from Elman, but I argue that the success of Elman's single recurrent network is illusory, and show that it cannot in fact represent abstract relationships that can be generalized to novel instances, undermining Clark & Thornton 's key arguments.
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    Gary F. Marcus (2009). 10,000 Just so Stories Can't All Be Wrong. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 32 (6):529-529.
    The mere fact that a particular aspect of mind could offer an adaptive advantage is not enough to show that that property was in fact shaped by that adaptive advantage. Although it is possible that the tendency towards positive illusion is an evolved misbelief, it it also possible that positive illusions could be a by-product of a broader, flawed cognitive mechanism that itself was shaped by accidents of evolutionary inertia.
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    Gary F. Marcus (1994). Spoken Language Comprehension: An Experimental Approach to Disordered and Normal Processing by Lorraine Komisarjevsky Tyler. Cambridge, Ma.: MIT Press, 1992. Pp. XIV + 292. [REVIEW] Mind and Language 9 (1):102-104.
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  25. Gary F. Marcus, Jane Oakhill, Alan Garnham, Stephen E. Newstead, Jonathan St Bt Evans, Kimj Vicente, William F. Brewer, Jc Marshall, Karen Emmorey & Stephen M. Kosslyn (1993). Janet Cohen Sherman (Massachusetts General Hospital) and Barbara Lust (Cornell University) Children Are in Control. Cognition 46:297.
     
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