The poor helping the rich: How can incomplete representations monitor complete ones?


  • Strijkers Kristof
  • Runnqvist Elin
  • Costa Albert
  • Holcomb Phillip

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Pickering & Garrod (P&G) propose that inner speech monitoring is subserved by predictions stemming from fast forward modeling. In this commentary, we question this alignment of language prediction with the inner speech monitor. We wonder how the speech monitor can function so efficiently if it is based on incomplete representations.

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