The School of Ideas Journal Club

The aim of our journal club is to discuss theoretical and philosophical papers related to neuroscience and cognitive sciences. The journal club is organized on Wednesdays, 4:30 PM at Nencki Insitute.

March 22th 2023

Kaplan, H. S., Thula, O. S., Khoss, N., & Zimmer, M. (2020). Nested neuronal dynamics orchestrate a behavioral hierarchy across timescales. Neuron105(3), 562-576.

March 5th 2023

Levenstein, D., Alvarez, V. A., Amarasingham, A., Azab, H., Gerkin, R. C., Hasenstaub, A., & Iyer, R. (2020). On the Role of Theory and Modeling in Neuroscience. arXiv. arXiv preprint arXiv:2003.13825.

Feb 22th 2023

Westlin, C., Theriault, J. E., Katsumi, Y., Nieto-Castanon, A., Kucyi, A., Ruf, S. F., … & Barrett, L. F. (2023). Improving the study of brain-behavior relationships by revisiting basic assumptions. Trends in Cognitive Sciences.

Feb 8th 2023

Nave, K., Deane, G., Miller, M., & Clark, A. (2020). Wilding the predictive brain. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science11(6), e1542.

January 25th 2023

Lyon, P. (2015). The cognitive cell: bacterial behavior reconsidered. Frontiers in microbiology6, 264.

November 30th 2022

Faust, K. M., Carouso-Peck, S., Elson, M. R., & Goldstein, M. H. (2020). The origins of social knowledge in altricial species. Annual review of developmental psychology2, 225.

November 2nd 2022

Nelson, N. C. (2013). Modeling mouse, human, and discipline: Epistemic scaffolds in animal behavior genetics. Social Studies of Science, 43(1), 3-29.

October 19th 2022

1) Doerig, A., Sommers, R., Seeliger, K., Richards, B., Ismael, J., Lindsay, G., … & Kietzmann, T. C. (2022). The neuroconnectionist research programme. arXiv preprint arXiv:2209.03718.

October 5h 2022

1) Kaplan, D. M., & Bechtel, W. (2011). Dynamical models: An alternative or complement to mechanistic explanations?

2) Miłkowski, M. (2016). Explanatory completeness and idealization in large brain simulations: A mechanistic perspective

September 19 th 2022

1) Bickle, J. (2022). Tinkering in the Lab. In The Tools of Neuroscience Experiment (pp. 13-36). Routledge.