David Barack will be live-streaming “Computation with Neural Manifolds” on January 22

We are excited about the next Neural Mechanisms webinar this Friday. 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 …

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We are thrilled that Jamie Carlin Watson is joining us until Friday! Watson will post daily about their new book Expertise: A Philosophical Introduction (2020, Bloomsbury Academic). You can find all their posts on one page here (as they become available).

The Brains Blog Is Partnering With Neural Mechanisms Online

The Brains Blog is proud to announce our partnership with Neural Mechanisms Online! Long-time readers will remember our Minds Online conferences of 2015, 2016, and 2017. As the Brains team stepped back from annual conferences, Neural Mechanisms Online (NMO) became a new source for free, live, online exchanges between philosophers of mind and …

Brains contributors at the 2020 HowTheLightGetsIn Festival (Sept 19, 20)

The 2020 HowTheLightGetsIn Festival will offer 19 hours of “world beating live content” including talks, debates, and more on September 19th and 20th. Join hundreds of livestreams catered to time zones in Delhi, New York and London. Festival goers will be able to meet the speakers, make friends, talk over …

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We are ecstatic to have Gabbrielle Johnson, Céline Leboeuf, Susanna Siegel, Kathy Puddifoot, and Jules Holroyd joining us this week to give us a preview of their chapters in An Introduction to Implicit Bias: Knowledge, Justice, and the Social Mind (Routledge, 2020). Each day around 8:00am EDT one of their …

2020 Science of Consciousness Conference Goes Online In September

We are encouraged to learn that the 2020 Science of Consciousness conference will be held online in September—long live online conferencing. And it’s not too late to get on the program! “We have extended the call for new abstracts until July 25 and will notify all authors of the abstract decisions between July 20 …

Lakatos Award 2020: Nicholas Shea’s (Open Access) Representation In Cognitive Science

We are pleased to share the news that friend of the Brains community, Nicholas Shea, has been awarded the 2020 Lakatos Award for their open access book Representation In Cognitive Science (Oxford University Press, 2018). You can download a free PDF copy of the book at http://bit.ly/RepnCognSci Shea will receive …

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We are delighted to have Emiliano Loria blogging this week on Learning Through Others, an open access (i.e., free to download) and newly published book by Accademia University Press. You can find all of Emiliano’s posts about the book on one page here (as they become available).

William Ramsey will livestream “Defending Representational Realism” Friday June 12

We are excited about the next Neural Mechanisms webinar this Friday. 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 …

J. Brendan Ritchie livestreams “Biological Plausibility, Mechanistic Explanation, and the Promise of ‘Cognitive Computational Neuroscience'” on June 5!

We are excited about the next Neural Mechanisms webinar this Friday. 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 …

Rosa Cao and Dan Yamins livestream “Making sense of mechanism” on May 22

We are excited about the next Neural Mechanisms webinar this Friday. 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 …

Russ Poldrack will live-stream “The Physics of Representation” Friday

We’re excited about another free livestream this Friday (May 8, 1400-1600 GMT), this time from Russ Poldrack titled “The Physics of Representation”. Thanks to the Neural Mechanisms team for making these livestreams possible!

Adina Roskies will live-stream “Representational Similarity Analysis in neuroimaging…” this Friday

We are excited about the next Neural Mechanisms webinar this Friday. 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 …

Zina Ward will live stream a new approach to “…Data Aggregation Across Brains” on Friday

We are excited about the next Neural Mechanisms webinar this Friday. 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 …

Marcin Miłkowski’s & Piotr Litwin’s livestream of “Testing Predictive Processing”

We are excited about the next Neural Mechanisms webinar this Friday (21st). 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 …

Ruth Millikan will livestream “Mental Representation made simple”

We are excited about the next Neural Mechanisms webinar this Friday (10th). 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 …

Frances Egan’s “The role of Representation in Computational Cognitive Models”

We are excited about the next Neural Mechanisms webinar this Friday (10th). 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 …

Manolo Martinez’s “Information Theory is a Formal Theory of Representation”

We are excited about the next Neural Mechanisms webinar this Friday (10th). 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 …

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