Hebb's accomplishments misunderstood

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 18 (4):635-636 (1995)
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Amit's efforts to provide stronger theoretical and empirical support for Hebb's cell-assembly concept is admirable, but we have serious reservations about the perspective presented in the target article. For Hebb, the cell assembly was a building block; by contrast, the framework proposed here eschews the need to fit the assembly into a broader picture of its function.



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