Andy Clark

Learning Science

The Extended Mind – Thinking Outside the Brain

Mike Palmer is joined once again by Nancy in a discussion about the book The Extended Mind: The Power of Thinking Outside the Brain by Annie Murphy Paul. We begin with an excerpt from a recent conversation with Elliot Felix who introduced us to the idea of the extended mind based on the work of cognitive philosopher Andy Clark. From there, we dig into what’s covered in Annie’s book using examples like Nancy, Walkabout Mini Golf, and the method of loci and memory palaces along the way.

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