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  1. Kenneth R. Paap & Derek Partridge (forthcoming). Recursion Isn't Necessary for Human Language Processing: NEAR (Non-Iterative Explicit Alternatives Rule) Grammars Are Superior. Minds and Machines:1-26.
    Language sciences have long maintained a close and supposedly necessary coupling between the infinite productivity of the human language faculty and recursive grammars. Because of the formal equivalence between recursion and non-recursive iteration; recursion, in the technical sense, is never a necessary component of a generative grammar. Contrary to some assertions this equivalence extends to both center-embedded relative clauses and hierarchical parse trees. Inspection of language usage suggests that recursive rule components in fact contribute very little, and likely nothing significant, (...)
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  2. Guy C. Orden & Kenneth R. Paap (1997). Functional Neuroimages Fail to Discover Pieces of Mind in the Parts of the Brain. Philosophy of Science 64 (S1):S85 - S94.
    The method of positron emission tomography (PET imaging) illustrates the circular logic popular in subtractive neuroimaging and linear reductive cognitive psychology. Both require that strictly feed-forward, modular, cognitive components exist, before the fact, to justify the inference of particular components from images (or other observables) after the fact. Also, both require a "true" componential theory of cognition and laboratory tasks, before the fact, to guarantee reliable choices for subtractive contrasts. None of these possibilities are likely. Consequently, linear reductive analysis has (...)
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  3. Guy C. Ordevann & Kenneth R. Paap (1997). Functional Neuroimages Fail to Discover Pieces of Mind in the Parts of the Brain. Philosophy of Science 64 (S1):S85-.
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  4. Kenneth R. Paap (1986). The Pilfering of Awareness and Guilt by Association. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 9 (1):45.
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  5. Kenneth R. Paap (1979). Position Information Versus Motor Programs: Two Levels of Sensorimotor Theory. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 2 (1):77.
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