In this conversation Carlos Zapata-Carratala and Mundy Reimer discuss with Miguel Segundo and Vicente Raja about recent developments in the field of plant cognition.
The papers discussed were:
The Dynamics of Plant Nutation
Boquila trifoliolata mimics leaves of an artificial plastic host plant
Postdoctoral researcher at Utrecht University developing an embodied and situated account of human agency and self-control. Member of the Minimal Intelligence Lab (MINT Lab), based at University of Murcia (Spain). Specialized in the philosophy of the cognitive sciences, with a special emphasis on embodied and situated theories of cognition. Other research interests include the study of so-called “minimally cognitive agents” (e.g., plants), the explanation of skilled performance, and the relationship between culture and cognitive development.
Personal website: https://miguelsegundoortin.com/
Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com.au/citations?user=mq3WGeYAAAAJ
Utrecht University profile: https://www.uu.nl/medewerkers/MSegundoOrtin
Postdoctoral Fellow at the Rotman Institute of Philosophy (Western University, Canada) and coordinator of The Eclectic Mind Research Group in the same institution. Member of the Minimal Intelligence Lab (MINT Lab), based at University of Murcia (Spain). His main areas of research are philosophy of cognitive science, theoretical neuroscience, history and philosophy of psychology, and plant behavior. He is specially interested in the way behavior and brain activity relate to each other in cognitive systems, and has worked on the concept of ecological resonance and its place within radical embodiment to address that issue.
Rotman Institute of Philosophy profile: https://www.rotman.uwo.ca/portfolio-items/raja-vicente/
EMRG Lab profile: http://www.emrglab.org/vicente-raja.html
Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=PhRWMn0AAAAJ
Interested in potential axiomatic foundations for biophysics, and the intersection of biology with logic & computation. M.S. in Data Science. B.S. in Neuroscience & Cellular Biology
CARLOS ZAPATA CARRATALÁ
PhD in Mathematical Physics, research on the mathematical foundations of science, particularly physics and cognitive science, founder and director of SEMF.
Personal website: https://czapatacarratala.wixsite.com/home
BRCP profile: https://basic-research.org/members/Zaphys