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Philosophy of mind

Superfluous Neuroscience Information Makes Explanations of Psychological Phenomena More Appealing

This in the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. We conclude that the “allure of neuroscience” bias is conceptual, specific to neuroscience, and not easily accounted for by the prestige of the…

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Reasons, Causes, and the Extended Mind Hypothesis

Recent paper by Daniel Pearlberg and Timothy Schroeder

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The Embodied Brain: Towards a Radical Embodied Cognitive Neuroscience

Provisional publication freely available here.  

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Dreams and Dreaming

Here is a just published lengthy entry in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

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The World Beyond Your Head or How to Survive Brain-Eating Distractions

This from the New York Times. Yet another player on the externalist bandwagon but at least he seems rather more distinctive given his background and interests. Mr. Crawford skips quickly…

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Hayek: Cognitive Scientist Avant La Lettre

From Advances in Austrian Economics PROLOGUE It is probably no more justified to claim that thinking man has created his culture than that culture created his reason (Hayek, 1952/1979, p….

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Master Sniffer and the Science of Smell

Check out this article by Wayne Curtis and this article by philosopher Louise Richardson.

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