Discourse: How the brain shapes reality

Join leading philosopher and cognitive scientist, Andy Clark, as he unveils a groundbreaking theory that challenges our conventional understanding of the mind's interaction with the world. This innovative concept suggests that the brain operates as a dynamic prediction engine, continually shaping our perception of our bodies and the surrounding environment. Discover how it revolutionizes our comprehension of perception and reality, all without resorting to hyperbolic language or clich├ęs.

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Speakers

Andy Clark is a Professor of Cognitive Philosophy at the University of Sussex. His interests include artificial intelligence, embodied and extended cognition, robotics, and computational neuroscience. From 2017-2021 he was PI on a European Research Council Advanced Grant: Expecting Ourselves: Embodied Prediction and the Construction of Conscious Experience.

Location

The Royal Institution 21 Albermarle St London W1S 4BS

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