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Action-Oriented Understanding of Consciousness and the Structure of Experience

Anil K. Seth, Paul F. M. J. Verschure, Olaf Blanke, Martin V. Butz, Judith M. Ford, Chris D. Frith, Pierre Jacob, Miriam Kyselo, Marek McGann, Richard Menary, Ezequiel Morsella, and J. Kevin O’Regan

in The Pragmatic Turn: Toward Action-Oriented Views in Cognitive Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034326
eISBN:
9780262333290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034326.003.0015
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

The action-oriented approach in cognitive science emphasizes the role of action in shaping, or constituting, perception, cognition, and consciousness. This chapter summarizes a week-long discussion ... More


The novel as therapy: Ministrations of voice in an age of risk: Lecture on the Novel in English Read 15 May 2014

Patricia Waugh

in British Academy Lectures 2014-15

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780197265987
eISBN:
9780191772054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265987.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Examining relations between ‘therapy culture’ and the ‘risk society’, this essay suggests that the novel developed to offer a powerful workout for the kinds of socio-cognitive capacities and ... More


Action-Oriented Models of Cognitive Processing: A Little Less Cogitation, A Little More Action Please

James Kilner, Bernhard Hommel, Moshe Bar, Lawrence W. Barsalou, Karl J. Friston, Jürgen Jost, Alexander Maye, Thomas Metzinger, Friedemann Pulvermüller, Marti Sánchez-Fibla, John K. Tsotsos, and Gabriella Vigliocco

in The Pragmatic Turn: Toward Action-Oriented Views in Cognitive Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034326
eISBN:
9780262333290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034326.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This chapter considers action-oriented processing from a model-oriented standpoint. Possible relationships between action and cognition are reviewed in abstract or conceptual terms. We then turn to ... More


Strange Inversions: Prediction and the Explanation of Conscious Experience

Andy Clark

in The Philosophy of Daniel Dennett

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199367511
eISBN:
9780199367535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199367511.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science

Strange inversions occur when things work in ways that turn received wisdom upside down. Hume offered a strangely inverted story about causation, and Darwin, about apparent design. Dennett suggests ... More


A Computational Neuroscience Perspective on the Change Process in Psychotherapy

Ryan Smith, Richard D. Lane, Lynn Nadel, and Michael Moutoussis

in Neuroscience of Enduring Change

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190881511
eISBN:
9780190881528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881511.003.0015
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

The application of computational neuroscience models to mental disorders has given rise to the emerging field of computational psychiatry. To date, however, there has been limited application of this ... More


Sampling as the Human Approximation to Probabilistic Inference

Adam Sanborn, Jian-Qiao Zhu, Jake Spicer, Joakim Sundh, Pablo León-Villagrá, and Nick Chater

in Human-Like Machine Intelligence

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198862536
eISBN:
9780191895333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862536.003.0021
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence

Human beings perform well in uncertain environments, matching the performance of complex probabilistic models in complex tasks such as language or physical system prediction. Yet people’s judgments ... More


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