Doing Your Mind

Research, comments and musings about active minds.

February, 2010

Perceptual Modalities: The Overlooked Ecological Viewpoint.

I’ve just received the off-prints of a paper of mine being published in the Journal of Consciousness Studies on perceptual modalities, and what the enactive approach would have to say about the matter. Basically, I argue that there is a distinction between sensory modalities and perceptual modalities, with the latter being complex and structured not […]

The Psychological Environment, a review of Harry Heft’s “Ecological Psychology in Context”

This review is long overdue. It also worked out a little longer than I had initially intended, but here it is nonetheless. — It is disappointingly rare to see a psychologist making a genuine attempt at answering a question that is fundamental to the discipline. As an endeavour, Psychology is fragmented, a complex set of […]