Congratulations are due …

Heartfelt congratulations to Felipe De Brigard (Duke University), winner of the 2017 Stanton Prize from the Society for Philosophy and Psychology, and Andrea Scarantino (Georgia State University), winner of the 2017 Simon Prize from the International Association for Computing and Philosophy.

Felipe will give his prize address at the SPP’s upcoming meeting at Johns Hopkins University, and Andrea his at the IACAP’s meeting at Stanford. Both meetings are still accepting submissions …

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Call For Papers: 3rd Annual Minds Online Conference

The editors of the Brains blog, together with the Departments of Philosophy at Florida State University and the University of Houston, are pleased to announce that the third annual Minds Online conference will be held during the month of September, 2017. And we hope that you’ll submit, participate, and share this with interested philosophers and cognitive scientists. Keynotes …

Upcoming Events at the Brains blog

With the Minds Online conference now in the rearview mirror we are back to regular programming here at Brains, including two upcoming journal symposia and visits from the authors of several new and forthcoming books: Beginning tomorrow, Tuesday 10/11, Carl Gillett will blog for several days about his book Reduction and Emergence in …

2017 SSPP Call for Papers

The Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology has announced its Call for Philosophy Papers to be considered for its 2017 Meeting in Savannah, GA. Details can be found at the Society’s website, including those about submitting abstracts to the psychology program: http://southernsociety.org/ The deadline for all submissions is November 1, …

#MindsOnline2016: Skill, Expertise, and Attention

The opening session of the 2016 Minds Online Conference, on Skill Expertise, and Attention, has begun! The talks in this session are: Keynote: “Longer, Smaller, Faster Stronger: on skills and intelligence“, by Ellen Fridland (King’s College London) “Do we reflect when performing skilful actions?”, by Juan Pablo Bermudez (Universidad Externado de Colombia) Commentators: Lieke Asma, Michael …

#MindsOnline2016: Contributed papers on Skill, Expertise, and Attention are now available!

The contributed papers and commentaries for the opening session of the 2016 Minds Online Conference, on Skill Expertise, and Attention, are now available to preview. They are: Juan Pablo Bermudez (Universidad Externado de Colombia), Do we reflect while performing skillful actions? Automaticity, control, and the perils of distraction Denis Buehler (Universidad Nacional Autónoma …

Video from a recent conference on “Metacognitive Diversity Across Cultures”

Joëlle Proust invited me to share a link to a conference she organized recently in Paris on “Metacognitive Diversity Across Cultures: Advances and Perspectives”. The page includes video recordings of all the main talks, including keynote addresses by Asher Coriat and Chris Frith. There is also a talk by Joëlle that touches …

Philosophy & the Cognitive Sciences Workshop

Philosophy and the Cognitive Sciences Pre-SSPP Workshop at Loyola University New Orleans April 1, 2015 Confirmed Speakers: Tad Zawidzki (George Washington), “Agent Neutral Interpretation” Cameron Buckner (Houston), “Ravens Attribute Their Own Prior Visual Access to Unseen Competitors” Berit Brogaard (Miami), “Phenomenal That’s-Allness” Robert Briscoe (Ohio), “A Cartography of Multisensory Processes” …

Paris Workshop on sensorimotor approach to Consciousness in July 2015

On July 4th and 5th 2015, just before the ASSC conference on Consciousness in Paris, we are organizing a workshop to discuss advances in the sensorimotor approach. All are welcome! See here for the call for papers: http://lpp.psycho.univ-paris5.fr/feel/?page_id=691 0