Papers and Publications

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

Robyn M. Amos-Kroohs, Laurie L. Davenport, Nina Atanasova, Zuhair I. Abdulla, Matthew R. Skelton, Charles V. Vorhees, Michael T.Williams “Developmental manganese neurotoxicity in rats: Cognitive deficits in allocentric and egocentric learning and memory”. Neurotoxicity and Teratology  59, 16 – 26 (2017).

Validating Animal Models” , THEORIA: An International Journal for Theory, History and Foundations of Science 30(2), 163 – 181. (2015).

Animal Models of Pain and the Puzzle of Similarity”, AJOB Neuroscience 5(3), 36.(2014). (Abstract).

Mechanistic Explanations and Animal Model Simulations in Neuroscience”, Journal of Experimental & Theoretical Artificial Intelligence 24(4), 489 – 499. (2012).

BOOK REVIEWS

[Review of the book Models as Make-Believe: Imagination, Fiction and Scientific Representation]. Polish Journal of Philosophy IX (1): 111 – 114. (2015).

WORKS IN PROGRESS

“Convergent Perspectivism: A Model of Integration in Neuroscience” – in preparation
“Animal Models of Pain and the Puzzle of Similarity” – in preparation
“Morris Water Maze: The Independent Life of an Experimental System” – in preparation
“Experimental Animals, Their Minds and Their Protection” – in preparation
“ADHD across Cultures” – in preparation

RECENT PRESENTATIONS

“ADHD across Cultures”
— International Neuroethics Society, Washington, DC, November 2017 (Poster)
— Mind and Brain Annual Conference, Insight Institute of Neurosurgery and Neuroscience, Flint, September 2017
— International Congress for History of Science and Technology in a Symposium on The interface between the study of cultural diversity in science and decision-making in science policy, Rio de Janeiro, July 2017
— In a Symposium on Rethinking the Explanatory Role of Neuroscience in Psychopathology Research, International Society for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology, Sao Paulo, July 2017
“Virtual Morris Water Maze: The Independent Life of an Experimental System”
— International Society for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology, Sao Paulo, July 2017
“Convergent Perspectivism: A Model of Integration in Neuroscience”
— Scientific Knowledge Under Pluralism Workshop, Pittsburgh March/April 2017
— East European Network for Philosophy of Science, Sofia, June 2016
— European Philosophy of Science Association, Düsseldorf, September 2015
— International Society for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology, Montreal, July 2015
“Animal Models of Pain and the Puzzle of Similarity”
— Society for Philosophy of Science in Practice, Glassboro, June 2016
— International Neuroethics Society, San Diego, November 2013 (Poster)
“Translating Morris Water Maze Results across Species and Environments”
Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, October 2015 (Poster)
“Animal Predictions of Human Responses”
— Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science, Helsinki, August 2015
— Fifth International Philosophy of Medicine Roundtable, New York, November 2013
“Arbitrariness, Inconsistency, and Utilitarianism: The Challenge for Animal Rights”
— Ohio Philosophical Association, Berea, April 2015
— Midsouth Philosophy Conference, Memphis, March 2015
“Validating Animal Models”
— Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands, August 2014 (Invited)
— Philosophy of Scientific Experimentation 4, Pittsburgh, April 2014
“Perspectival Pluralism in Experimental Neurobiology”
— Mississippi State University, March 2014 (Invited)
— Eastern American Philosophical Association, Baltimore, December 2013
— Fifth Midwest Workshop in Philosophy of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Fort Wayne, March 2013
“Interaction of Manganese, Iron, and Stress on Spatial Learning and Memory after Developmental Exposure”
Society of Toxicology, Phoenix, March 2014 (Poster with Robyn M. Amos-Kroohs, Laurie L. Davenport, Nina Atanasova, Charles V. Vorhees, and Michael T. Williams)
“Neurobiological Knowledge Validated”
— Experimentation in Neuroscience Workshop, Pittsburgh, November 2013 (Poster)
“Cognitive and Behavioral Deficits in a Developmental Model of Multifactorial Environmental Exposure”
— Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, November 2013 (Poster with Robyn M. Amos-Kroohs, Laurie L. Davenport, Arnold Gutierrez, Nina Atanasova, Charles V. Vorhees, and Michael T. Williams)
“Animal Models as Experimental Model Systems”
— International Society for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology, Montpellier, July 2013
“Unconscious Phenomenal Experience: An Oxymoron – Or Is It?”
— Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Boulder, June 2012 (Poster)
“Mechanistic Explanation as a Mapping Relation”
— Third Midwest Workshop in Philosophy of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Fort Wayne, April 2012

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