A sneaking suspicion

The semantics of emotional beliefs and delusions

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    This commentary challenges Rogers & McClelland (R&M) to use their model to account for delusional belief formation and maintenance. The gradual development of delusions and the nature of disconnectivity in Capgras delusions are used to illustrate the role of emotional salience in delusions. It is not clear how this kind of emotional saliency can be represented within the current architecture.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)719-720
    Number of pages2
    JournalBehavioral and Brain Sciences
    Volume31
    Issue number6
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Dec 19 2008

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    A sneaking suspicion : The semantics of emotional beliefs and delusions. / MacDonald, Angus.

    In: Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Vol. 31, No. 6, 19.12.2008, p. 719-720.

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