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Cognitive neuroscience

A Neurophenomenology of Awe and Wonder

Coming soon featuring the very excellent Shaun Gallagher. Shaun is contributing to our Philosophical Approaches to Social Neuroscience issue.

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Philosophical Approaches to Social Neuroscience

Forthcoming in Cognitive Systems Research Looking Beyond the Brain: Social Neuroscience meets Narrative Practice Daniel D. Hutto and Michael D. Kirchhoff Beyond sensorimotor segregation: On mirror neurons and social affordance space tracking…

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Why Brain-to-Brain Communication Is No Longer Unthinkable

This from the Smithsonian. For all that science has studied and mapped the brain in recent decades, the mind remains a black box. A famous 1974 essay by the philosopher…

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What Emily Dickinson Can Teach Neuroscience

This from Evan Thompson. As Evan points out the phrase “Wider than the Sky” was first brought to wider attention by Gerald Edelman which I originally read as supporting material for my…

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Surfing Uncertainty Prediction, Action, and the Embodied Mind

Any new book by Andy Clark is, so far as I’m concerned, a notable event. Clark speaks to a general audience without ever being condescending or very jargony and he…

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The “odd couple” of science: do we have a quantum Soul?

Check out the “odd couple’s” (I suspect a professional euphemism for looniness) freely available update Consciousness in the universe: a review of the ‘Orch OR’ theory with accompanying interview (first video). I heard…

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What ‘Extended Me’ knows

A new paper by Andy Clark

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