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OIST Podcast

May 5, 2022

In episode #4 of the Connectomics podcast, Mark speaks with theoretical cognitive scientist Marek McGann. 

Marek is a lecturer in the psychology department in Mary Immaculate College in Limerick, Ireland.

In this episode they talked about Marek existing at the intersection of enaction and ecological psychology, the...


Mar 11, 2022

In episode #3 of the Connectomics podcast, Mark speaks with philosopher Laura Mojica. 

At the time of recording Laura was also working in the Embodied Cognitive Science Unit at OIST. Laura works on the notion of normativity from an enactive standpoint, though she brings her experience working in analytic philosophy to...


Feb 9, 2022

In episode #2 of the Connectomics podcast, Mark speaks with Dr. Fred Cummin, head of the Cognitive Science program at University College Dublin. 

 

Fred is a linguist and the originator of the field of study that is joint speech: where two or more people say the same thing at the same time, such as within religious...


Jan 24, 2022

In episode #1 of the Connectomics podcast, Mark speaks with Dr. Tom Froese, head of the Embodied Cognitive Science Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST). 

The conversation touches on the central themes of embodied cognitive science and the enactive framework in particular, the methods of this...


Jan 24, 2022

Connectomics explores the intersection between embodied cognitive science, philosophy, culture, technology and design.