I’m interested in issues at the intersection of philosophy of mind, neuroscience, and cognitive science. Can we get a naturalistic theory of representation that works for neuroscience? How should neural computation be understood, and what is the neural code? How does physiology constrain functional architecture, and vice versa?
Some of my work:
- New labels for old ideas: Predictive processing and the interpretation of neural signals (Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 2020)
- Putting Representations to Use (Synthese Topical Collection: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Locating Representations in the Brain, 2022)
- Signaling in the Brain: In Search of Functional Units (Philosophy of Science 2014)
- A Teleosemantic Approach to Information in the Brain (Biology and Philosophy, 2012)
- The Role of Blood Flow in Information Processing (with Chris Moore, Journal of Neurophysiology, 2008)