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, …

Invariance and Causation by Absence

I am very pleased to contribute to this symposium on Causation with a Human Face (CHF). My commentary concerns chapter 6 of CHF, which uses the notion of invariance to shed light on various puzzle cases about causation. (See Jim’s post “Invariance and Distinctions Within Causation” for a summary of …

SSPP 2022 Submission deadline approaching [update]

The Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology will be held in Mobile, AL from March 31-April 2. SSPP meetings feature concurrent programs in Philosophy and Psychology, as well as plenary sessions jointly sponsored by the Philosophy and Psychology Program Committees. The deadline for all philosophy submissions is October 1, 2021. …

CFP: 5th International Conference on Interactivity, Language & Cognition: Integrating Quantitative and Qualitative Methods in the Cognitive and Language Sciences

5th International Conference on Interactivity, Language & Cognition: Integrating Quantitative and Qualitative Methods in the Cognitive and Language Sciences Call for Papers – Extended Deadline! Online: 15-19 September 2021 website: http://hill.psych.uw.edu.pl/cilc5/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/2676630182426566 mail: hill@hill.psych.uw.edu.pl Submission deadline: 15 May 2021 22 May 2021 The conference will most likely consist of …

Forming Impressions: Expertise in Perception and Intuition (2)

This is the second in a series of posts about my recently published book, Forming Impressions: Expertise in Perception and Intuition (OUP, 2020). Birds and Physics Problems In Chapters 2 and 3 of Forming Impressions, I argue that both expert perception and expert intuition manifest themselves in experience. When an …

Forming Impressions: Expertise in Perception and Intuition (1)

Introduction Radiologists can reliably tell whether a seen x-ray image is abnormal without scanning its details. This is an example of expert perception. Chess masters immediately think of superior moves, so that the move they ultimately choose differs from these initial options only in difficult cases. This is an example …

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