What is the sensory-functional hypothesis of brain categorization? Describe the neuropsychological evidence that supports this hypothesis. Describe neuropsychological evidence that can’t be explained by the S-F hypothesis. What is the multiple-factor approach? How did research on non–brain-damaged participants support this approach?  Whatis crowding? Whatis the semantic category approach? What do the results of Huth’s imaging experiment in which participants had their brain scanned while listening to stories indicate about how concepts are represented in the brain? What is the embodied approach? What are mirror neurons and how are they related to the embodied approach? Describe Hauk’s brain imaging experiment that supports the embodied approach and Garcea’s neuropsychology study that argues against the embodied approach. Whatis the hub and spoke model? Where is the hub? How do the results of transcranial magnetic stimulation experiments provide evidence for the hub and spoke model?

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  1. What is the sensory-functional hypothesis of brain categorization? Describe the
    neuropsychological evidence that supports this hypothesis.
  2. Describe neuropsychological evidence that can’t be explained by the S-F
    hypothesis.
  3. What is the multiple-factor approach? How did research on non–brain-damaged
    participants support this approach? 
  4. Whatis crowding?
  5. Whatis the semantic category approach? What do the results of Huth’s imaging experiment in which participants had their brain scanned while listening to stories indicate about how concepts are represented in the brain?
  6. What is the embodied approach?
  7. What are mirror neurons and how are they related to the embodied approach?
  8. Describe Hauk’s brain imaging experiment that supports the embodied approach and Garcea’s neuropsychology study that argues against the embodied approach.
  9. Whatis the hub and spoke model? Where is the hub?
  10. How do the results of transcranial magnetic stimulation experiments provide evidence for the hub and spoke model?

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