and Free Will (Topics in Cognitive Science, COGST 4310,
crosslisted as: PSYCH 4320, LING 4310, BIONB 4330): M 2:00-4:25 (438
Uris Hall) [ prerequisite: Psych 3140 or instructor's consent]
courses. A note to instructors. Teaching cognitive psychology? Looking for a
readable, comprehensive, modern text that would help the reader achieve genuine that is,
computational understanding of cognition? Consider
adopting (see below) as your text.
Computing the Mind Books
[See also my Amazon
The Book of (2014): a
psychological-philosophical science fiction ( Beginnings ) novella. Download it from — psy-phi
— Amazon iTunes — Barnes&Noble.
Visit its Facebook Page.
( Computing the Mind Oxford
University Press, 2008): see table of contents; read ;
visit reviews Facebook Page; see . Used for teaching
at Cornell since 2006 (now also at corrigenda NYU, Buffalo, BU,
( The Happiness of Pursuit Basic Books, February 2012). A Kirkus starred selection and Must-Read in new nonfiction. Available
also in Italian.
and Recognition in Vision MIT
Press, 1999): see
of contents and introduction;
read online (for CogNet subscribers; if you connect from cornell.edu,
( Being in Time: Dynamical Models of Phenomenal
Experience John Benjamins, July 2012; , Advances in Consciousness Research vol. 88): see table of contents.
(Oxford University Press, 2009).
Language Universals author page]
This space is intermittently
construction. Meanwhile, here's some pseudorandom selection of content:
Some of the photographs from my albums:
Photos shared on
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Flickr Photos shared on my server:
Death Valley NP (March 2008)
Canyon (Death Valley NP, March 2009)
Desert in May
Tabletop Mountain Wilderness, AZ
Mt. Ajo, Organ Pipe National Monument, AZ
Echo Canyon, Chiricahua National Monument, AZ
wadi Roded, the Lost
Canyon, and wadi Shehoret, near Eilat, Israel
wadi Arugot, near Ein Gedi, Israel [photos scanned from old color prints]
talks and stuff
Cycling around Ithaca,
Life, universe, and everything:
Exploratory data analysis and statistics:
R language environment
(as powerful as the best commercial packages, and infinitely more
free). Language acquisition:
DIstillation Of Structure) software package.
Child Language Data Exchange System (corpora and software). Writing:
(alphabetically by last name) Nick Bostrom,
Daniel Dennett, Jay L. Garfield, Nicholas Gier, John Goldsmith,
Thomas Metzinger, Paul Postal, Eytan
Sloman, Josh Tenenbaum.
Periodicals and blogs
is a pipe dream.
سلام, שלום Peace rally at the
Rabin Square, Tel Aviv, 12
November 2005: שיר לשלום [ , Peace Song] Shir
la-Shalom (Quicktime, 22MB; performed by Miri Aloni, with
200,000 friends, including President Bill Clinton and Senator Hillary Rodham
Clinton, D-NY) Family and friends
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