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The Mindful Filter: Free Energy and Action

Karl J. Friston

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/9780262034326.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This chapter frames key questions about embodied cognition and action in terms of active inference; namely, the premise that the brain is trying to infer the causes of its sensory input—and samples ... More


Action and expected experience

Jakob Hohwy

in The Predictive Mind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682737
eISBN:
9780191766350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682737.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The description of the perceptual mechanism has so far been very passive but in fact action is heavily involved in unconscious perceptual inference. This chapter first connects perceptual inference ... More


Perceptual unity in action

Jakob Hohwy

in The Predictive Mind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682737
eISBN:
9780191766350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682737.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter explores the link between prediction error minimization and conscious perception that the previous chapter put on the table. It then goes on to discuss a special property of conscious ... 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


The cutaneous borders of interoception: Active and social inference of pain and pleasure on the skin

Mariana von Mohr and Aikaterini Fotopoulou

in The Interoceptive Mind: From Homeostasis to Awareness

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198811930
eISBN:
9780191850080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811930.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Pain and pleasant touch have been recently classified as interoceptive modalities. This reclassification lies at the heart of long-standing debates questioning whether these modalities should be ... 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


Artificial, in the Best Sense of the Word

Karin Kukkonen

in Probability Designs: Literature and Predictive Processing

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190050955
eISBN:
9780190050986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190050955.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The chapter outlines the tension between readers’ explorative inferences and the constraints of the text’s probability design. It foregrounds the ways in which the artificial nature of the designed ... More


Beyond the Desert Landscape

Karl J. Friston

in Andy Clark and His Critics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190662813
eISBN:
9780190662844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662813.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

To what extent is predictive processing enactivist? This overview of predictive processing and active inference offers an account of embodied exchange with the world that associates neuronal ... More


Things That Did Not Happen

Karin Kukkonen

in Probability Designs: Literature and Predictive Processing

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190050955
eISBN:
9780190050986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190050955.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

While the perspective from predictive processing is based on predictions to be revised rather than gaps to be filled (see I.1), this chapter discusses what role textual gaps play when they do occur. ... More


The Cognitive Work of Form

Karin Kukkonen

in Probability Designs: Literature and Predictive Processing

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190050955
eISBN:
9780190050986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190050955.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The chapter unfolds an alternative to simulation-based accounts of literature’s place in the world. Form, conceptualised as probability designs, it is argued, enables the particularity of literature ... More


How Radical Is Predictive Processing?

Nico Orlandi and Geoff Lee

in Andy Clark and His Critics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190662813
eISBN:
9780190662844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662813.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter discusses Andy Clark’s recent explorations of Bayesian perceptual models and predictive processing. In the first part, the chapter discusses the predictive processing (PP) framework, ... More


The somatic error hypothesis of anxiety

Sahib S. Khalsa and Justin S. Feinstein

in The Interoceptive Mind: From Homeostasis to Awareness

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198811930
eISBN:
9780191850080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811930.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

A regulatory battle for control ensues in the central nervous system following a mismatch between the current physiological state of an organism as mapped in viscerosensory brain regions and the ... More


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