Showcase

As a collective and as individuals, we participate in a broader process of scientific enquiries. Here is an overview of our academic work :

Our publications

  • Friedman, Daniel et al. 2022. ‘An Active Inference Ontology for Decentralized Science: From Situated Sensemaking to the Epistemic Commons’. https://zenodo.org/record/6320575 (March 7, 2022).
  • Guénin–Carlut, Avel. 2022. ‘Cognitive Agency in Sociocultural Evolution’. https://osf.io/x7yr4/ (January 14, 2022).
  • Guénin–Carlut, Avel. 2021. ‘Thinking like a State - Embodied Intelligence in the Deep History of Our Collective Minds’. https://osf.io/dxnzt/ (September 20, 2021).
  • Guénin–Carlut, A. (2020). Cognition in eco, cognition in vitro - Measurement and explanation in cognitive science https://doi.org/10.17605/OSF.IO/ERCZ6
  • Guénin–Carlut, A. (2020). Beyond State—Drafting a prospective anthropology. https://doi.org/10.17605/OSF.IO/EHQJS

Our research talks

  • 2021 October 17 : “Intelligence without creativity - Can Active Inference ground our understanding of life, mind and society ?”, Research conference, in Cognitio 2021, by Avel GUÉNIN–CARLUT. Open access slides and video
  • 2021 October 16 : “Thinking like a State - Embodied intelligence in the deep history of our collective mind”, Research conference, by Avel GUÉNIN–CARLUT, Virginia Bleu KNIGHT and Daniel FRIEDMAN, in Cognitio 2021.
  • 2021 June 29 : “Grounding collective intelligence”, Research talk, in ACM Collective Intelligence Conference 2021, by Avel GUÉNIN–CARLUT and Daniel FRIEDMAN. Open access slides and video
  • 2021 June 10 : “Social morphogenesis as enactive agency”, Discussion panel, in Cultural Evolution Society Conference 2021, by Avel GUÉNIN–CARLUT. Open access slides and video
  • 2021 February 2 : “Cognition in eco & cognition in vitro : can cognitive mechanisms explain ecological behaviour ?”, Invited talk, in French Federation of Students & Young Researchers in Cognitive Science (FRESCO)’s Journal club, by Avel GUÉNIN–CARLUT. Open access slides
  • 2020 November 27 : “Cultural evolution of psychedelics usage, and the “entropic brain” hypothesis”, Invited talk, in Cultural Evolution Online’s seminar, by Avel GUÉNIN–CARLUT. Open access notes
  • 2020 May 5 & 26 : “Do collective brains dream of cultural evolution ?”, Invited talk, in Frederic NEF’s “Structures et agents” class, ENS Ulm, by Avel GUÉNIN–CARLUT.
  • 2019 March 30 : “Is cognition an exemple of evolution ?”, Conference, in French Federation of Students & Young Researchers in Cognitive Science (FRESCO)’s Young Researchers Symposium, by Avel GUÉNIN–CARLUT.

Our mediation talks

  • 2021 November 14 : “Future of cryptocurrencies”, Panel discussion, Future Fossils podcast at Complexity Weekend, by Avel GUÉNIN–CARLUT. Video.
  • 2021 August 14 : “Why people believe weird things ?”, Scepticisme Scientifique podcast, by Avel GUÉNIN–CARLUT. Open access slides & video
  • 2021 August 03 : Interview with the “Labo des savoirs”, by Avel GUÉNIN–CARLUT and Iona BRENAC.
  • 2021 July 21 : Kairos : toward an enactive research, Conference talk, in the Open, Slow, and Sustainable Science conference 2021, by Avel GUÉNIN–CARLUT and Iona BRENAC. Open access slides (French)
  • 2021 June 23 : Complex systems methodology for navigating the Anthropocene, Unconference, in the Tools for the Regenerative Renaissance course
  • 2021 May 12 : “Cognition in eco & cognition in vitro : can cognitive mechanisms explain ecological behaviour ?”, Public lesson, in Cours aux Ernest, ENS Ulm, by Avel GUÉNIN–CARLUT. Open access slides
  • 2021 May 5 : “The architecture of cognition”, Public lesson, in Cours aux Ernest, ENS Ulm, by Avel GUÉNIN–CARLUT. Open access slides
  • 2021 April 11 : “Cognition in eco & cognition in vitro : can cognitive science explain ecological behaviour ?”, in the Cognitive Science Forum, by Avel GUÉNIN–CARLUT. Open access poster (French)
  • 2021 February 10 : “Evolution of concepts in cognitive scences”, Public lesson, in Cours aux Ernest, ENS Ulm, by Iona BRENAC.
  • 2021 February 2 : “Cognition in eco & cognition in vitro : can cognitive science explain ecological behaviour ?”, in FRESCO journal club, by Avel GUÉNIN–CARLUT.
  • 2020 October 16 : “Beyond State : toward a prospective anthropology”, Conference, in the French Society of Cultural Evolution (SFEC)’s conferences, by Avel GUÉNIN–CARLUT. Open access slides
  • 2020 January 16 : “Is cognition individual ? A complex system perspective”, in Cognivence BAF talks, ENS Ulm, by Avel GUÉNIN–CARLUT.

Our software projects

This article was updated on March 7, 2022