Call for Papers: Neurocognitive Foundations of Mind

An Online Conference and Edited Volume October 21-22 and 28-29, 2022 Venue: Neural Mechanisms Online (https://www.neuralmechanisms.org/) Submission deadline: Jun 30, 2022 Organizing Committee: Fabrizio Calzavarini, University of Bergamo and LLC, University of Turin Gualtiero Piccinini, University of Missouri – St. Louis Marco Viola, University of Turin We are pleased to …

Towards a Multilevel, Mechanistic, Computational, Representational Explanation of Cognition

When I was in graduate school at Pitt around the late 1990s, I hung out with some faculty and students in the Psych Department. One day I asked one of the more ambitious Psych grad students, “what’s the future of psychology?” He answered without hesitation: “cognitive neuroscience”. Since then, psychology …

Nativism Meets the Causal Revolution

The distinction between innate and acquired traits is relevant to the long-standing debate between nativists and empiricists about whether knowledge (of concepts, of language, etc.) is primarily innate or acquired. The debate can’t get off the ground if the distinction is baseless or confused. In recent years, some philosophers have …

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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