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Kevin Spencer kspencer at s.psych.uiuc.edu
Thu Jun 22 19:10:24 EST 1995


Matt Jones <jonesmat at ohsu.edu> writes:

>In article <3s9d2r$qu0 at vixen.cso.uiuc.edu> Kevin Spencer,
>kspencer at s.psych.uiuc.edu writes:
>><snip>
>> I'm not aware of any cases (yet) in
>>which a model of a neural system predicted certain phenomena that were
>>later found empirically.

>In defense of modeling, there *are* a number of cases in which models
>have predicted phenomena that were later confirmed by experimental tests.
>Here are a few examples:

Why thank you!  I had higher-level systems in mind -- I'm not very
familiar with low-level neural modeling.  I didn't know about the NMDA
bit -- very interesting.

Kevin



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