Disputation - Simulations explain your thoughts
Cognitive science has during the last few decades focused, to a large extent, on explanations of cognition as grounded in the body. Henrik Svensson’s dissertation shows how it is possible to explain higher level cognitive abilities as simulated actions and perceptions. It also introduces the hypothesis that dreams during childhood, among other things, has a function in assisting the brain in developing the ability to create simulations that could be used in the waking state.
When: November 21st at 01.15 pm
Where: University of Skövde, building G, lecture hall 110