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Neural Network Shows Why the Brain Cares About Context in Language

News   Mar 21, 2019 | Original Press Release from Texas Advanced Computing Center

 
Why the Brain Cares About Context

Context length preference across cortex. An index of context length preference is computed for each voxel in one subject and projected onto that subject's cortical surface. Voxels shown in blue are best modeled using short context, while red voxels are best modeled with long context. Credit: Huth lab, UT Austin

 
 
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