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 …

Corey Maley will livestream Analog Computation and Representation on May 14

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 …

CFA: Prudence and politics (MANCEPT)

Call for Abstracts – MANCEPT 2021 Prudence and Politics Convenor: Marcus Arvan (University of Tampa) Considerations of prudence plausibly underlie a number of important political debates. Consider, for example, debates between moderates, progressives, and conservatives about social and political change. Moderates often allege that radical approaches to change are likely …

JOB: Tulane University

Job Description The Tulane Philosophy and English Departments in connection with the Cognitive Studies Program invite applications for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor to start fall 2021. Teaching responsibilities will include expository science writing and one or more of the core Cognitive Studies courses, such as: Mind in Evolution, Consciousness, …

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