Down with “centers” (= brain areas)

Great Opinion paper by Marlene Berhmann and David Plaut on “face” and “word” processing. The upshot is that we should understand these as distributes circuits, not in terms of circumscribed centers as they state in the title.

Behrmann, M., & Plaut, D. C. (2013). Distributed circuits, not circumscribed centers, mediate visual recognition. Trends in cognitive sciences, 17(5), 210-219.