MODULARITY

was first proposed by U.S. philosopher Jerry Lodor (1935 - ) in the book he published called Modularity of the Mind (1983) which defined modularity as a theory of the human mind with various components of cognition each with their own characteristics, but importantly all were independent modules with a specific domain and properties.

MODULARITY: "Modularity is one of the many theories regarding cognition, in this explanation, the brain and its various structures are split up into various pieces which all have different characteristics."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MODULARITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/modularity/ (accessed December 12, 2019).
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