This section contains example exam questions. Students are expected to write 2- to 3-page answers to each question.
1. Put forward three arguments (with specific examples) for why connectionist architectures cannot serve as the general model of cognition. For each argument, present a counter-argument.
2. Please describe three lines of evidence that suggest humans use image-like mental representations. Present criticisms of each.
3. Describe some of the differences between American and East-Asian cultures studied by Nisbett and colleagues. Include empirical examples.