Under Consideration

Item Author(s) Link Nominator
Children of Ruin Adrian Tchaikovsky Goodreads Heather von Stackelberg
Being You: A New Science of Consciousness Anil Seth Goodreads Erfan Miahi
Neuroexistentialism: Meaning, Morals, and Purpose in the Age of Neuroscience Gregg D Caruso Goodreads Erfan Miahi
Unique: The New Science of Human Individuality David Linden Goodreads Joseph Modayil

Schedule

Here is the meeting schedule for the Making Minds Reading Group (MMRG).
For more details regarding nominating and voting for books to read for the next meeting, look for #mmrg in the Amii Slack.

Date Time and Place Book Link(s)
Friday
June 25, 2021
11am MDT
Meet
Thinking, Fast and Slow
Daniel Kahneman
Goodreads
Monday
May 31, 2021
10am MDT
Meet
My Octopus Teacher
Documentary
Netflix
Friday
April 30, 2021
11am MDT
Meet
A Thousand Brains: A New Theory of Intelligence
Jeff Hawkins
Goodreads Amazon
Friday
March 26, 2021
3:30pm MDT
Meet
Free reading month!
Friday
February 26, 2021
3:30pm MST
Meet
The Alignment Problem, The Race after Technology
Brian Christian, Ruha Benjamin
Wednesday
January 20, 2021
3:30pm MST
Meet
Theory and Reality: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Science
Peter Godfrey-Smith
Wednesday
December 30, 2020
3:30pm MST
Meet
The New Science of the Mind
Mark Rowlands
Friday
November 27, 2020
3:30pm MST
Meet
How Emotions are Made
Lisa Feldman Barrett
Friday
October 30, 2020
3pm MDT
Meet
Life’s Ratchet: How Molecular Machines Extract Order from Chaos
Peter M. Hoffmann
Friday
October 2, 2020
3:30pm MDT
Meet
The Deep History of Ourselves: The Four-Billion-Year Story of How We Got Conscious Brains
Joseph LeDoux
Friday
August 28, 2020
3pm MDT
Meet
Babies
Netflix docu-series
Netflix
Friday
July 31, 2020
11am MDT
Meet
The Mind: Explained
Netflix docu-series
Netflix
Friday
June 26, 2020
11am MDT
Meet
Animal Intelligence' episode, 'Parroting Probabilities' podcast
Netflix, Amalia Bastos
Netflix Spotify
Friday
May 22, 2020
3:30pm MDT
Meet
How Pleasure Works: The New Science of Why We Like What We Like
Paul Bloom
Friday
February 28, 2020
3:30pm MST
Heritage Lounge
Surfing Uncertainty: Prediction, Action, and the Embodied Mind
Andy Clark
Friday
January 24, 2020
3:30pm MST
Heritage Lounge
The Ethical Algorithm: The Science of Socially Aware Algorithm Design
Michael Kearns, Aaron Roth
Friday
December 6, 2019
3pm MST
Amii Office
The Puzzle Instinct
Marcel Danesi
Friday
November 1, 2019
3pm MST
Heritage Lounge
Invisible Women
Carloine Criado-Pérez
Friday
September 27, 2019
3:30pm MDT
CSC 3-33
On Intelligence
Jeff Hawkins
Friday
August 30, 2019
3:30pm MDT
CSC 2-49
The Lifecycle of Software Objects
Ted Chiang
Friday
August 9, 2019
3:30pm MDT
Amii Office
Mind in Motion: How Action Shapes Thought
Barbara Tversky
Thursday
June 27, 2019
2:30pm MDT
CSC 2-49
The Stories of Ibis
Ted Chiang
Thursday
May 30, 2019
2:30pm MDT
CSC 2-49
Action in Perception
Alva Noe
Friday
April 26, 2019
3:30pm MDT
Heritage Lounge
Made-Up Minds
Gary Drescher
Friday
March 29, 2019
3:30pm MDT
Heritage Lounge
Evolution for Everyone
David Sloan Wilson
Friday
February 22, 2019
3:30pm MST
Heritage Lounge
Radical Embodied Cognitive Science
Anthony Chemero
Friday
January 18, 2019
3:30pm MST
Heritage Lounge
Your Brain Is a Time Machine: The Neuroscience and Physics of Time
Dean Buonomano
Friday
December 14, 2018
3:30pm MST
Heritage Lounge
The Book of Why
Judea Pearl, Dana Mackenzie
Friday
November 16, 2018
3:30pm MST
ATH 3-32
The Scientist in the Crib, What Early Learning Tells Us About the Mind
Alison Gopnik
Friday
October 19, 2018
3:30pm MDT
ATH 3-32
What a Plant Knows: A Field Guide to the Senses
Daniel Chamovitz
Friday
September 14, 2018
3:30pm MDT
Heritage Lounge
Weapons of Math Destruction
Cathy O'Neil