February 2, 2017, Talk by Andy Clark “Only Predict? Conscious Experience and the Scope and Limits of Predictive Processing” Invited talk presented to History and Philosophy of Science Seminar Series, University of Cambridge.
February 24, Talk by Andy Clark “The Generation Game: Prediction, Action, and the Construction of Conscious Experience” Invited talk to Cognitive Neuroscience/Department of Psychology, University of York.
March 1, Talk by Andy Clark “Busting Out: Two Takes on the Predictive Brain” to Philosophy Seminar, University of Glasgow
March 21, Talk by Andy Clark “Busting Out: Two Takes on the Predictive Brain” Invited talk to the Amsterdam Brain and Cognition (ABC) group, University of Amsterdam, NL.
March 22, Talk by Andy Clark “The Generation Game: Predictive Processing and the Construction of Conscious Experience” Invited talk to the CONNEX seminar series at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
April 21, Talk by Andy Clark “The Generation Game: Predictive Processing and the Construction of Conscious Experience” Invited talk to the Center for Mind and Brain, University of California, Davis
April 24, Talk by Andy Clark “Busting Out: Two Takes on the Predictive Brain” Invited talk to the Dept of Philosophy, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA
April 25, Talk by Andy Clark “The Generation Game: Predictive Processing and the Construction of Conscious Experience” Invited talk to the Cognitive Science Institute, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA
April 26, Talk by Sam Wilkinson "When Emotion Hijacks Perception: A Predictive Processing Perspective" University of Vienna.
May 17/20David Carmel public engagement talks
- Zapping the Brain to Mess with the Mind, 17 May (19:30-21:30) Pint of Science, City Café, Edinburgh
- Absence/Presence, Panel Discussion with Anneli Holmstrom, 20 May (19:00-21:00) Summerhall, Edinburgh
May 25 Andy Clark at the international conference, Feeling Reasons: The Role of Emotions in Reasoning (May 25-26) - Happily Entangled: Emotions, Cognition, and the Predictive Mind
May 30 Andy Clark pre-recorded materials for the PBS (Public Broadcasting Company) series Closer to Truth. The show is broadcast weekly on over 200 PBS stations in the U.S. and Canada, and boasts a great website that features philosophers and scientists exploring fundamental questions:
June 7 Sam Wilkinson at a workshop on Belief, Self-Knowledge and Transparency, in Oviedo, Spain (June 7-8) - How to Make a Self-Knowing Mind, June 7, (15:00)
June 15, David Carmel presented at 21st Annual Meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness in Beijing. (June 13-16)- Recent visual experience determines the spatial extent of a predictive memory illusion (joint work with Doumas and Clark), June 15.
June 22, 4pm at the University of Edinburgh, in room DSB 3.10/3.11, the XSPECT team hosted an Open Discussion Forum for graduate students and faculty on Predictive Processing.
June 28, Andy Clark presented at the Human Mind Conference, Cambridge (June 27-29)
- Prediction, Perception and Imagination
July 14, Sam Wilkinson at the Joint Session of the Aristotelian Society and Mind Association, in Edinburgh, (July 14-16)- Predictive Processing and the Contents of Perceptual Experience
Aug 3, David Carmel talked at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, (August 3)
Predictive processing and perceptual awareness.
Sept 5, Sam Wilkinson public engagement event at the British Science Festival in Brighton (September 5-9) Perception and Hallucination are More Similar than You Might Think.
Sept 16, Sam Wilkinson on Believing Badly (and the Bayesian Brain) : public engagement event of the Early Career Mind Network in Birmingham. (September 16)
Sept 21-22, Andy Clark talked at a workshop on Memory and Imagination in Humans and Machines, at Jesus College, Cambridge, hosted by DeepMind and the Science & Human Dimension Project (September 21-22). This opens the door to an ongoing dialogue between our project and the Google DeepMind group.
Oct 2, George Deane talked to the Mind and Cognition Group in Edinburgh
Consciousness as Global Revision in Predictive Processing
Dec 8, Andy Clark. “Expecting the World” (Public Lecture, hosted by the Dept of Philosophy, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia)
Dec 11, Andy Clark. “Only Predict: On the Nature, Scope and Limits of Predictive Processing” Keynote talk at the Workshop ‘Predictive Engines: Andy Clark and Predictive Processing’ (Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia)
Dec 14, 2017 Andy Clark was interviewed for about 30 minutes by Joe Gelonosi for the Australian ABC radio show ‘The Philosopher’s Zone’. The segment covered the extended mind and the predictive brain, and is due to appear early in 2018.
Andy was also interviewed November 2017 for 3AM Magazine:
Jan 11, 2018, Sam Wilkinson. “On the explanatory power of the predictive processing framework”. (At “Predictive Processing: Reconstructing the Mind?” Cambridge, Jan 11-12) http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/events/27368
Feb 12, Andy Clark. “Only Predict: On the Nature, Scope and Limits of Predictive Processing”. (To the Neuroscience Society, Trinity College, Dublin)
Apr 17, Sam Wilkinson. “Predicting Worlds and Words” (based on work with Andy Clark). (To the Dynamic Syntax Conference, Edinburgh, April 17/18)
Apr 20, Sam Wilkinson responded at the Models of Mind workshop to a paper entitled “A Tactical Puzzle: The Free Energy Approach to Sensorimotor Enactivism” by María Jimena Clavel Vázquez (St Andrews/Stirling)