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Dr Marta Halina

Dr Marta Halina

Lecturer in the Philosophy of Psychology and Cognitive Science

Philosophy of psychology and cognitive science


Biography:

I am a University Lecturer in the Philosophy of Cognitive Science. I received my PhD in Philosophy and Science Studies at the University of California, San Diego in 2013 and was a McDonnell Postdoctoral Fellow in the Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology Program at Washington University in St. Louis before coming to Cambridge in 2014. My research focuses on nonhuman animal cognition, mechanistic explanation, and artificial intelligence.

I am Programme Director at the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence and a Fellow of Selwyn College.

Dr Marta Halina on the HPS Department website

Departments

History and Philosophy of Science:
Philosophy of psychology and cognitive science

Research Interests

General philosophy of science (experimentation, explanation, modeling, the new mechanistic philosophy), philosophy of psychology and cognitive science (comparative psychology, nonhuman animal cognition and communication, cognitive ethology, embodied and distributed cognition, neuroscience), philosophy of biology (mechanistic explanation and discovery, model organisms).