Action Summer School: Tübingen

Hong Yu Wong and his group are organizing an interdisciplinary action summer school in Tübingen (4/20-4/25). Graduate students and younger scholars in the cognitive science and philosophy of action are encouraged to apply. Details are available here: http://www.cinphilosophyandneuroscience.uni-tuebingen.de/summerschool-on-action.php

Precis of Attention (Routledge)

A precis of my book, Attention, can be found at Lisa Bortolotti’s blog, Imperfect Cognitions: http://imperfectcognitions.blogspot.de/2014/07/attention.html Both Lisa and I were featured scholars here as Jakob is now (thanks John). I still(!) think attention is important and happy to have any discussion of the topic or on the book, here …

The Phenomenology of Attention?

Here’s William James: [Attention] is the taking possession by the mind, in clear and vivid form, of one out of what seem several simultaneously possible objects or trains of thought. Focalization, concentration, of consciousness are of its essence. It implies withdrawal from some things in order to deal effectively with …

Attention Discussion Blog: The Phenomenology of Attention

Dear Readers of the Brains Blog: I’m in the final stages of writing the chapter on the phenomenology of attention for a book on attention for Routledge: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415532242/ I thought I would both encourage general discussion of issues regarding attention and also solicit feedback on the text, parts of which …