Brendan Conway-Smith


Brendan is a PhD student at the Department of Cognitive Science at Carleton and a member of the Cognitive Modeling Lab. He is also a contract instructor of cognitive science to undergraduates.

He received an MA in cognitive science from Carleton (2020). His thesis focused on computational modeling of metacognition.

His research interests:
•  Metacognition
•  Cognitive modeling
•  Philosophy of cognition
•  Neuroscience

Read masters’ thesis:
Clarifying Metacognition Through Computational Modeling

Watch a PRESENTATION:

1 minute video contest:


Lecture on modeling & architectures


CogSci conference 2020:

Carleton Colloquium :


Introduction to Cognitive Modeling & ACT-R:


Brief History of Cognitive Science:

PUBLICATIONS:
Conway-Smith, B., & West, R. (2020). A hierarchical model of metacognition. BT – Proceedings of the 42th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, CogSci 2020.

West, R. L., & Conway-Smith, B. (2019). A Computational Theory of Feeling. Proceedings of ICCM 2019 17th International Conference on Cognitive Modelling, 295-300.

Conway-Smith, B., & West, R. (2019). Metacognitive Modeling; using cognitive modeling to clarify philosophical metacognitive concepts. BT – Proceedings of the 41th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, CogSci 2019.

Brendan is the creator of the cognitive science logo:
He is the winner of the 2018 TA award for excellence.

CONTACT:
brendan.conwaysmith@carleton.ca
github.com/BrendanCS
linkedin.com/in/brendan-conway-smith-458067aa/

 

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