What Is Predictive Processing?

In previous posts (see here and here), we have made reference to “predictive processing” (hereafter PP) or the “predictive coding” approach to cognition and action. While predictive processing or the “predictive turn” now comprises a sprawling literature ranging across several disciplines and disciplinary interfields (see Hohwy, 2020). The broad range …

Inaugural Post: Sociology and the Cognitive Sciences

The situation as we see it Sociology today stands at a crossroads. The main issue is how to deal with the emergence of the cognitive neurosciences as a major player in the explanation of human action. As Turner (2007b) has noted, the situation today is very much like that confronted …