Successful simulation requires bridging levels of abstraction

Zidong Zhao, Judith N. Mildner, Diana I. Tamir, Diana I. Tamir

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Although many simulations draw upon only one level of abstraction, the process for generating rich simulations requires a dynamic interplay between abstract and concrete knowledge. A complete model of simulation must account for a mind and brain that can bridge the perceptual with the conceptual, the episodic with the semantic, and the concrete with the abstract.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere152
JournalBehavioral and Brain Sciences
StateAccepted/In press - 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
  • Physiology
  • Behavioral Neuroscience


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