Published & Forthcoming Papers

(Forthcoming) ‘Is Pain Modular?’ (w/ Laurenz Casser) in Mind & Language [pdf]

(2022) ‘Mapping the Visual Icon’ in The Philosophical Quarterly [pdf]

  • The above paper is related to a blogpost I wrote for The Junkyard

(2021) ‘The Number Sense Represents (Rational) Numbers’ (w/ Jacob Beck) in Behavioral and Brain Sciences – a target article, published with 26 commentaries and our response to these [pdf

  • For an accessible write-up in Y-File see here.
  • For discussion/interview on Swiss National Radio [mostly in German] see here.
  • For discussion/interview in Die Zeit [in German] see here/here.

(2021) ‘Numbers, Numerosities, and New Directions’ (w/ Jacob Beck) in Behavioral and Brain Sciences – responds to the 26 commentaries our target article ↑ received [pdf]

(2021) ‘Cognitive Penetration and Informational Encapsulation: Have we been failing the module?’ in Philosophical Studies [pdf]

  • A draft of ↑ won Glasgow’s 2019 CSPE GEM bursary for work in philosophy of perception

(2020) ‘Does the Number Sense Represent Number?’ (w/ Jacob Beck) in The Proceedings of the Cognitive Science Society 

(2022) ‘Beyond the Icon: Core cognition and the bounds of perception’ in Mind & Language [pdf]

(2019) ‘Joint action goals reduce visuomotor interference effects from a partner’s incongruent actions’ (1st author of 6) in Nature’s Scientific Reports [pdfappendix]

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

In Progress (please email for drafts/results) 

  • Generalist feature article on the number sense (w/ Jacob Beck) [commissioned by Scientific American]
  • Paper arguing that visual images have syntactic structure [a short version of this paper was joint winner of the Tenth (2021) Annual Essay Prize at the Centre for Philosophical Psychology, University of Antwerp]
  • Paper about mental/computational transitions between format types [tentatively promised to Philosophical Perspectives]
  • Paper introducing recent work on the perception-cognition border (w/ Jacob Beck) [commissioned by, and under review at, Philosophy Compass]
  • Paper arguing that (some) pictures conform to the picture principle
  • Paper arguing that analog magnitude representations can systematically compose
  • Paper arguing that the approximate number system extracts number independently of other magnitude types
  • Experimental study examining the claim that the approximate number system represents rational numbers (w/ Chuyan Qu and Elizabeth Brannon)
  • Paper examining the relationship between approximate number representations and ensemble percepts (w/ Chuyan Qu and Elizabeth Brannon)
  • Paper asking whether infants represent intentions or just actions/teleological goals
  • Paper arguing that perceptual learning is a bad reason to think perception isn’t encapsulated
  • Paper arguing for a methodological essentialism in psychology (w/ Jake Quilty-Dunn)
  • Paper arguing that the extended mind hypothesis makes a mess of the epistemic basing relation (w/ Sophie Keeling) 
  • Paper about the architecture of object files
  • Experimental study examining the effects of colour on stimulus complexity in mental rotation (w/ Assaf Weksler and Baruch Eitman)