Centre for Cognitive Science (COGS)

Open lectures

These lectures are open to all members of the University, regardless of School, Department, degree or year, who are interested in learning more about cognitive science, and will be of particular interest and relevence to Informatics first- and second-year undergraduates, new Masters and PhD students, COGS IDP students, and students of neuroscience, psychology and philosophy. About half of the lectures explore historical themes, while the remainder describe cutting-edge research in the area.

DateSeminarVenue

Oct 15  

Mind as Machine: Origins of the Idea
Blay Whitby

 

Audio only:

Mind as Machine: Origins of the Idea

 Fulton A 14:00-15:00

Oct 22

When GOFAI was NEWFAI
Blay Whitby

 

Audio only:

When GOFAI was NEWFAI

 Fulton A 14:00-15:00

Oct 29

The Rise and Rumoured Fall of Information Processing:
A Defence of Sub-personal Representation
 
Zoltan Dienes

 

Audio only:

The Rise and Rumoured Fall of Information Processing: A Defence of Sub-personal Representation

 Fulton A 14:00-15:00

Nov 5

The Rise of Connectionism
Ron Chrisley

 

Audio only:

The Rise of Connectionism

 Fulton A  14:00-15:00

Nov 12

Approaches to Consciousness in Cognitive Science and Neuroscience  
Anil Seth 

 

Audio only:

Approaches to Consciousness in Cognitive Science and Neuroscience

 Fulton B  14:00-15:00

Nov 19

Minds, Brains, Bodies and Emotions 
Hugo Critchley 

 

Audio only:

Minds, Brains, Bodies and Emotions

 Fulton B  14:00-15:00

Nov 26

Referential Communication in Animals? 
David Leavens

 

Audio only:

Referential Communication in Animals?

 Fulton B  14:00-15:00

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