Computation in the Brain and Neurophilosophy
A discussion with computer scientist Christos Papadimitriou.
Drugs, Behavior, and the Future of Medicine
A discussion with Diana Martinez, Carl Hart, and Christopher Medina-Kirchner.
Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
A discussion with computer scientist Rebecca Wright.
An article about the recent progress of language generation algorithms in relation to the concept of “bullshit” as characterized by Harry Frankfurt.
A discussion about the natural language processing algorithm GPT-3, and its potential benefits and risks to society.
A public experiment on the relationship between taste and motion perception, organized with Barry C. Smith and Ophelia Deroy.
The New Science of Psychedelics
A discussion with neuroscientist Christopher Timmermann, moderated by journalist Kate Spicer.
Philosophy and the Senses
A public experiment on abstract associations between scents and colors.
The Scents of Rothko
A public experiment on visual-olfactory associations between scents and paintings by Mark Rothko, organized for the special event Dreaming in Color.
A two-part discussion about recent research on alterations of consciousness induced by psychoactive drugs, and its implications for a scientific understanding of consciousness.