• Brandon M. Turner
  • Birte U. Forstmann
  • Mark Steyvers
Part of the Computational Approaches to Cognition and Perception book series (CACP)


In this final chapter, we discuss how Marr’s levels of analysis are related to the concept of the linking function. We also discuss how various types of joint models can be used to related different levels of analysis to one consistent and overarching interpretation of brain function.


Levels of analysis Linking functions Conclusions 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Brandon M. Turner
    • 1
  • Birte U. Forstmann
    • 2
  • Mark Steyvers
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyThe Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA
  2. 2.Cognitive Science CenterUniversity of AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Department of Cognitive SciencesUniversity of California, IrvineIrvineUSA

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