Published & Forthcoming Papers

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

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

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

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

(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 see here.
  • For discussion/interview on Swiss radio [mostly in German] see here.

(2021) ‘Cognitive Penetration and Informational Encapsulation: Have we been failing the module?’ in Philosophical Studies an earlier draft won Glasgow’s 2019 CSPE GEM prize for work in philosophy of perception [pdf]

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

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

(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) 

  • Paper arguing that visual images have syntactic structure but pictures don’t [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 introducing recent work on the perception-cognition border (w/ Jacob Beck) [commissioned by Philosophy Compass]
  • Paper arguing that the extended mind hypothesis makes a mess of the epistemic basing relation (w/ Sophie Keeling) [under review]
  • Paper about the architecture of object files
  • Paper about mental/computational transitions between format types
  • Paper about the (multi-module) architecture of the approximate number system
  • Paper on the perception-cognition border and natural kinds (w/ Jake Quilty-Dunn)
  • Experimental study concerning the perception of animacy (w/ Steve Butterfill and John Michael)
  • Experimental study on our spontaneous encoding of joint action events (w/ Steve Butterfill and John Michael)
  • Experimental study concerning the constituent structure of mental imagery (w/ Assaf Weksler and Baruch Eitman)
  • Experimental studies examining approximate (rational) number representations (w/ Elizabeth Brannon and lab)