Cog Sci reading group

James Stazicker, Nat Hansen and Emma Borg will be running a graduate reading class looking at some recent papers in cognitive science during the Summer Term. The classes will take place in week 3 and then weeks 5-9 at 2-3.30 on Thursdays, in Humss 181. Full programme details to follow, but anyone interested in coming along will be most welcome.

Events next term

In the Summer term we will have two dedicated  CCR talks:

Week 2: Thursday 2nd May, 2-3.30pm. Andrew Glennerster (Psych) and James Stazicker (Philosophy) will talk on ‘Could the mechanisms that underlie motor control be responsible for perception?’ (abstract to follow).

Week 4: Thursday 16th May, 2-3.30pm. Prof. Vincent Muller (James Martin Research Fellow,, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford; see also, will give a talk, probably on embodied cognition but title and abstract to follow.

Room details will be posted nearer the time.


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