Published Papers

(Forthcoming) ‘Beyond the Icon: Core cognition and the bounds of perception’ in Mind & Language [pdf]

(Forthcoming) ‘Naïve Realism and Phenomenal Similarity’ (w/ Alfonso Anaya) in Inquiry [pdf]

(2019) ‘Joint action goals reduce visuomotor interference effects from a partner’s incongruent actions’ in Nature’s Scientific Reports [pdfappendix]

(2017) ‘Naïve Realism and Unconscious Perception: a reply to Berger and Nanay’ (w/ Alfonso Anaya) in Analysis [pdf]

(2016) ‘Investigating what felt shapes look like’ in i-Perception [pdf]

(2015) Review of ‘The Cambridge Handbook of Cognitive Science’ by Keith Frankish and William Ramsey (eds.), in Philosophical Psychology [pdf]


In Progress (please email for drafts) 

  • Paper arguing that perceptual systems are encapsulated whether or not cognitive penetration occurs (under review) [pdf]
  • Paper about the format of ‘pre-attentive’ visual representations (and how mistaken characterizations of these have derailed prominent debates in philosophy and psychology)
  • Paper about the architecture of object files
  • Paper arguing that the extended mind hypothesis fails (w/ Sophie Keeling) [pdf]
  • Paper defending the existence of an approximate number system and examining the precise content of its numerical representations (w/ Jake Beck)
  • Introductory paper about the perception-cognition borders – we argue for a kind of pluralism (commissioned by Philosophy Compass, w/ Jake Beck)
  • Paper positing a modular system for goal ascription and, in so doing, outlining some common confusions about the modularity hypothesis  (a very early precursor to this paper was discussed as part of Minds Online 2016, with commentaries by Kristin Andrews, Mitchell Herschbach, and Joulia Smortchkova)
  • Paper defending a lean account of the contents of experience
  • Paper introducing and (tentatively) responding to a puzzle concerning the role of motor processes in speech perception
  • Paper arguing that pain signalling is an encapsulated, modular process (but susceptible to various forms of cognitive influence) (w/ Laurenz Casser)
  • Experimental paper, exploring effects of competition on visuomotor interference (w/ Steve Butterfill and John Michael)