Radical embodied cognitive neuroscience: Addressing “grand challenges” of the mind sciences


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Luis H. Favela
University of Central Florida
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It is becoming ever more accepted that investigations of mind span the brain, body, and environment. To broaden the scope of what is relevant in such investigations is to increase the amount of data scientists must reckon with. Thus, a major challenge facing scientists who study the mind is how to make big data intelligible both within and between fields. One way to face this challenge is to structure the data within a framework and to make it intelligible by means of a common theory. Radical embodied cognitive neuroscience can function as such a framework, with dynamical systems theory as its methodology, and self-organized criticality as its theory.
Keywords data deluge  dynamical systems theory  radical embodied cognitive neuroscience  self-organized criticality  theoretical modeling
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