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Andy Clark – Perceiving as Predicting

Keynote talk by Andy for the 9th International Symposium of Cognition, Logic and Communication. Andy appears @ 11:57 active externalismAndy ClarkCognitionCognitive neuroscienceCognitive scienceconsciousnessEmbodied cognitionExtended MindExternalismneurosciencePerceptionphilosophical psychologyPhilosophy of mind

The Complex Mind

This book features a chapter by Andy Clark entitled: How to Qualify for a Cognitive Upgrade: Executive Control, Glass Ceilings, and the Limits of Simian Success. Here is the intro to the chapter: 10.1 Introduction It is sometimes suggested that words and language form a kind of ‘cognitive niche’ (Clark, 1998, 2005, 2006, 2008; Chapter…

Whatever Next? Predictive Brains, Situated Agents, and the Future of Cognitive Science

Coming soon in Behavioral and Brain Sciences – a target article by Andy Clark: Abstract: Brains, it has recently been argued, are essentially prediction machines. They are bundles of cells that support perception and action by constantly attempting to match incoming sensory inputs with top-down expectations or predictions. This is achieved using a hierarchical generative model that aims…

Rupert interview on extended mind

The VERY excellent Rob Rupert on naturalistic theories of mental content and no surprise – extended mind. Also with Jonno Sutton and Richard Menary sandwiched in between Rob. H/T to Ken Aizawa for the alert. Here is a link to my collection of  “Rupertiana“. Alan SaundersBrainCognitionCognitive neuroscienceCognitive sciencecomplexityDavid ChalmersEmbodied cognitionExtended MindPhilosophy of mindPhilosophy of scienceRobert RupertShaun…