Stanford Psychology Podcast
Stanford Psychology Podcast
85 - Wayne Wu: Attention, from a philosophical point of view

85 - Wayne Wu: Attention, from a philosophical point of view

Anjie chats with Dr. Wayne Wu. Wanye is an associate professor at the Department of Philosophy and the Neuroscience Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. He works on attention, perception, action, and schizophrenia at the interface between philosophy and cognitive science. In this episode, Wayne shares his recent work “On Attention and Norms: An Opinionated Review of Recent Work”. He also talks about attention in real life – for example, how do we thrive in a world where social media algorithms constantly fight for our attention? Finally, Wayne also shares a preview of his upcoming book Movements of the Mind,  which explores topics related to mental actions. 

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