"Our culture insists that the brain is the sole locus of thinking, a cordoned-off space where cognition happens. This book argues otherwise: it holds that the mind constructs our thought processes from the resources available outside the brain. These resources include the feelings and movements of our bodies; the physical spaces in which we learn and work; and the other minds with which we interact—our classmates, colleagues, teachers, supervisors, friends." (an excerpt from The Extended Mind)
During Distributed (annual Miro user conference) in October 2021, one of the panelists (Matthew from ZenDesk, also joining for this event!) made mention of The Extended Mind several times. Curiosity gave flight to Miro users around the world flocking together to read, listen and absorb ways we could extend our brains....and the way we think.
Join us as we come together to share our thoughts, questions and understanding with the author of Extended Mind, Annie Murphy Paul.
Ready to 'think outside of our brain'... see you there!
Annie Murphy Paul is an acclaimed science writer whose work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Scientific American, and The Best American Science Writing, among many other publications. She is the author of Origins, selected as a New York Times Notable Book, and The Cult of Personality, hailed by Malcolm Gladwell in TheNew Yorker as a "fascinating new book." Her TED Talk has been viewed…
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