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Chicago APA Convention 2019 - Society for the History of Psychology
FYI: Cathy Faye, President-Elect of the Society for the History of Psychology (American Psychological Association Division 26), asked a while ago if I would be program chair for the 2019 APA convention in Chicago. I foolishly agreed pretty readily! Three qu...
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Representation and Bee Dances and Daniel Hutto
Dan Hutto, who does great philosophy of psychology work, recently gave an ENSO seminar titled Beyond Content: Explications, Motivations and Implications .  This is the ENactive Seminars Online (ENSO), put together by Merek McGann and Mathew Egbert . Dan giv...
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Perceiving sociocultural phenomena
This is the third in a series of posts examining the Special Issues of
the journal “Ecological Psychology” commemorating the 50 th anniversary of “The Senses Considered As Perceptual Systems.” Harry Heft brings his unique insights regarding the history of
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50 Years of Research into Haptic Perception
Gibson’s 1966 book The Senses Considered as Perceptual Systems recently turned 50. Two issues of
the journal Ecological Psychology commemorated that event ( here , and here ). This is the third in a series of posts reviewing those
contributions. It covers C...
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Does Nature Versus Nurture Makes Sense?
 My PsycCRITIQUES review is about to release for James Tabery's book " Beyond Versus: The Struggle to Understand the Interaction of Nature and Nurture ." Here are some highlights: If, like many people, you think the nature-nurture debate is fascinating and ...
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Marr and Gibson - Modularity and the study of visual perception
Gibson’s 1966 book The Senses Considered as Perceptual Systems recently turned 50. Two issues of
the journal Ecological Psychology commemorated that event ( here , and here ). This is the second in a series of posts reviewing those
contributions. Vision res...
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The senses re-considered as perceptual systems - Introduction to the Special Isuses
Gibson’s 1966 book The Senses Considered as Perceptual Systems recently turned 50. Two issues of
the journal Ecological Psychology commemorated that event ( here , and here ). This is the first in a series of posts reviewing those
contributions. These speci...
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E.C. Tolman's Biography, and the end of PsychCritques
I recently completed what will be my last review for PsycCritiques , the online journal that succeeded the print Contemporary Psychology , which itself ran from 1956-2004 (founded by Edwin Boring). The book was a good one: Purpose and Cognition: Edward Tolm...
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Restarting.... Again
There has been another prolonged absence on this blog, about 5 months this time. While a shame, at least that time has been productive. I completed a few projects and began a few more. It is time to restart things here.... again. Later this week, I will sta...
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Ecological and Social Psychology - Is it Holt or Nothing?!?
My initial article connecting Holt and Ecological Psychology (see discussion here ) generated two comments. The comments covered many points, but the most consistent thread was that Ecological Psychology had studied social behavior and had not needed to tur...
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