Former research psychologist specialising in motor learning. Closet Geordie. All opinions are those of my parasitic protozoans.
Psychology, optimal foraging, instrumental learning (operant conditioning), action acquisition, motor learning, philosophy of science, embodiment, evolution, dynamic systems theory, search behaviour, passive dynamics, AI, cellular automata, Jupiter's moon Europa, behavioural economics, human-computer interaction and consciousness.
These are a few of my favourites things:
- Musician: John Adams
- Painter: Patrick Caulfield
- Films: The Matrix, Alien, Groundhog Day
- Non-fiction books: Darwin's Dangerous Idea and Contingencies of Reinforcement
- Fiction books: The Lord of the Rings, Nineteen Eighty-Four, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
- Coffee: Lavazza
- Beer: Guinness Original
- Phone: iPhone
- Sport: tennis
- Beer: Hopping Hare
- Jam: Hartley's (strawberry)
- Breakfast: porridge