A Critical Neuroscience Look at “Experimental Entanglements”

Culture, Mind, and Brain: Emerging Concepts, Methods, Applications

I am vicariously enjoying the fact that Angela Woods (@literarti), who did such a phenomenal job tweeting and then storifying our conference (which Lance Gravlee updated), is en route to “Experimental Entanglements in Cognitive Neuroscience” meeting in Berlin (25–26 Oct 2012/ #EECN / About Abstracts (with a previous 10/3 entry of useful references).

This workshop will address some of the tacit assumptions (as well as researcher-experimental subject interactions) of cognitive neuroscience that our conference peripherally covered in the opening session and in some of the talks.

One abstract regarding a critical look at functional connectivity by Daniel Margulies caught my eye. Daniel (along with Suparna Choudhury) is contributing a chapter to our book on Revisioning Psychiatry: Cultural Phenomenology, Critical Neuroscience, and Global Mental Health.

Here’s a link to Sebastian Seung’s talk on YouTube that Daniel references. And here’s a link to an okayish debate between Sebastian Seung…

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