Higher Cognitive Functions

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MTT hypothesis
Unique to humans and crucial for hominid evolution
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Tulving
Episodic memory is unique to humans
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Autonoetic consciousness
Subjective / recollective experience associated with MTT and re-experiencing a past event
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Bischof-Kohler hypothesis
Can't dissociate a previous or future mental state from their current one
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Content
Recollecting WWW based on a specific temporal event
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Structure
Integrating WWW
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Flexibility
EM set in a declarative framework and can flexibly deploy information
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Content
WWW of each specific caching episode
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Structure
Integrating as otherwise couldn't discriminate caches
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Flexibility
Update knowledge about perishability
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Raby et al.
Hour long time scales and act outside current motivational state
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Raby and Clayton
Adults exercise MTT whilst based on current state
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Fischoff
Conservatives, Hindsight bias
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Gilbert
Shopping, affective forecasting
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All studies show...
Impulsivity rather than conceptual limitations
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Suddendorf and Busby
Need for demonstration of autonoetic consciousness makes MTT hypothesis unfalsifiable
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Menzel
Spontaneous, free recall of object
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Rats
ROCs, Episodic amnesia but spared recognition
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Tulving
EM means MTT
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MTT uniquely human?
current lack of evidence, not a priori impossibility of obtaining evidence
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Scatter-hoarders
Is it constant updating of semantic information
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