Neural Mechanisms 2018 Web Conference Videos Now Available!

We’re excited to share the videos from the Neural Mechanisms 2018 Web Conference entitled “New Challenges in Philosophy of Neuroscience“. The videos can be found at the Neural Mechanisms YouTube channel or in the program below—each paper title links to its YouTube video. Thanks to Marco Viola and Fabrizio Calzavarini for organizing the Neural Mechanism events and to all of the commentors and reviewers that made the conference possible!

Day 1

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Hong Yu WongEmbodiment: Structure and Mechanisms
Chiara BrozzoCategorically perceiving motor actions
Alessio PlebeNeural mechanisms and development in the cortex
Bryce GessellDoes the brain have a “functional unit”?
Daniel Burnston & Philipp HaueisEvolving Concepts of “Hierarchy” in Systems Neuroscience
Luis FavelaNeural reuse is a general mechanism, but Neural Darwinism is a fundamental theory
David ColaçoRecharacterizing Scientific Phenomena
Gualtiero PiccininiLevels of Being: An Egalitarian Account

Day 2

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Alfredo VernazzaniA Mechanistic Framework for the Neural Correlates of Conscious Visual Object Perception
Jessey WrightSearching for what isn’t There: Two Challenges for Data-Driven Ontology Revision in Cognitive Neuroscience
Carrie FigdorThe Fallacy of the Homuncular Fallacy
Javier Gomez-LavinWorking Memory is Not a Natural Kind

 

Image credit: Brain, CC BY 3.0, Nick Byrd

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