Anderson, James A. (b. 1940, Detroit, MI; Ph.D., Physiology, MIT, 1967). Anderson has spent his career at Brown University, where he is currently professor and chair of Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences at Brown. His work concentrates on applications of neural networks to such domains as human concept formation, speech perception, and models of low level vision. His framework of a brain state in a box has been influential in neural network research. In 1995 he published Introduction to Neural Networks.
Anderson, J.A. (1996). The nature of the phenomenal world. In Communication Theory: Epistemological Foundations, pp. 13-__46. New York: Guilford.