Doing Your Mind

Research, comments and musings about active minds.

January, 2010

Cognitive development in Zurich

The second members’ meeting of the euCognition II research network took place in Zurich on Friday. The thesis for discussion was: “Cognition emerges during development in a close interplay of experience, of the social and physical environment and of the neuronal mechanisms of growth. An understanding of cognition cannot be achieved without an understanding of […]

Moral affordances

I’ve just finished reading the young adult novel The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness, which is a superb if sometimes infuriating read. The details of the plot aren’t too important for our present purposes, but a central component of the book is the protagonist Todd Hewitt’s relationship with the eponymous blade. Not […]

Enaction School 2010

5th Enaction Summer School – 27th June-3rd July 2010 Ballykisteen, Co. Tipperary, Ireland. The enaction summer schools are a series of annual summer events organised with the aim of developing the enactive approach toward maturity as a full paradigm for Cognitive Science. The schools seek to contribute to the enrichment of theoretical accounts and […]