Grace Lindsay to livestream “Testing the Tools of Systems Neuroscience on Artificial Neural Networks” February 11th

The next Neural Mechanisms Online webinar—”Testing the Tools of Systems Neuroscience on Artificial Neural Networks”—will be delivered by Grace Lindsay on Friday the 11th. See below for details about the free talk and how to join. Testing the Tools of Systems Neuroscience on Artificial Neural Networks Grace Lindsay (University College …

Frederique De Vignemont will livestream “A Perceptual Sense Of The Future” on January 28

We are excited about the next Neural Mechanisms webinar. As always, it is free. You can find information about how and when to join the webinar below or at the Neural Mechanisms website—where you can also join sign up for the mailing list that notifies people about upcoming webinars, webconferences, …

Survey: Philosophy and/of/with Neuroscience

Eugenio Petrovich and Brains partner Marco Viola are surveying philosophers about the interaction between philosophy and neuroscience for a project titled “Philosophy and/with/of Science” funded by the University of Siena. You are welcome to share the survey with other philosophers. The whole questionnaire takes approximately 10 minutes to complete. The …

Discussing Richard Nisbett’s Thinking: A Memoir — X-Phi, Culture, Introspection, IQ, Guns, Class, and Academia

You have surely heard about cultural differences in reasoning, how people can fabricate reasons when asked to explain one of their decisions, and how many people seem systematically susceptible to reasoning errors. Much of this research was contributed by Richard Nisbett and their colleagues. Dr. Nisbett was kind enough to …

Call for Papers: The Affective Turn in Cognitive Science

Italian Association of Cognitive Science (AISC) midterm conference 2022 June 22-24, 2022 – University of Parma  Overview The 2022 Italian Association of Cognitive Science (AISC) midterm Conference will be held at the University of Parma on June 22-24 and will be hosted by the Department of Humanities, Social Sciences and …

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We are grateful to be able to share out latest symposium this week on James Woodward‘s new book, Causation With A Human Face. We also have fantastic commentators: Josh Knobe, Patricia Cheng, Christopher Hitchcock, Thomas Blanchard, and David Kinney, and Tania Lombrozo. You can read all of the posts here …

AISC 2021 17th Annual Conference of the Italian Association for Cognitive Sciences – Submissions and Registration Open

13-15 Dec 2021 Noto (Italy) New extended submission deadline: September 30th, 2021 Theme: Post-Neuroscience Times for Cognitive Science Circa 2021? The relative contribution to cognitive science from its six constituent traditional disciplines (anthropology, computer science, linguistics, neuroscience, philosophy, and psychology) has never been uniform.  This is, in part, due to the continous …

Symposium on Fischer & Sytsma’s “Zombie Intuitions”

We’re pleased to share our latest symposium discussing “Zombie intuitions” a new paper in Cognition by Eugen Fischer (University of East Anglia) and Justin Sytsma (Victoria University of Wellington), with commentaries by David Chalmers (NYU), Keith Frankish (Sheffield), Michelle Liu (Hertfordshire), and Edouard Machery (Pittsburgh). We thank all of the participants for their contributions!

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