Metacognition of Concepts


  1. Shea, N. (forthcoming), ‘Moving Beyond Content-Specific Computation in Artificial Neural Networks’, Mind & Language. [pre-print pdf] 
  2. Sapphira R. Thorne, Jake Quilty-Dunn, Joulia Smortchkova, Nicholas Shea*, & James A. Hampton (2021), ‘Concept Appraisal’, Cognitive Science, 45, e12978. [open access pdf] [link]
  3. Smortchkova, J. and Shea, N. (2020) ‘Metacognitive Development and Conceptual Change in Children’ Review of Philosophy and Psychology [pre-print pdf]
  4. Shea, N. (2019) ‘Concept-Metacognition’ Mind & Language [pre-print pdf]
  5. Shea, N. (2019) ‘Functionalist Interrelations Amongst Human Psychological States Inter Se, ditto for Martians’, in Smortchkova, J., Dolega, K., Schlicht, T. (eds.) What Are Mental Representations? (Oxford: OUP) [pre-print pdf]
  6. Shea, N. (2018) ‘Metacognition and Abstract Concepts’ Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B [open access pdf] [link]
  7. Shea, N. (2016), ‘Representational development need not be explicable-by-content’, in Vincent C. Muller (ed.) Fundamental Issues of Artificial Intelligence (Springer: Synthese Library) [pre-print pdf]
  8. Shea, N., Krug, K. and Tobler, P.N., (2008) ‘Conceptual representations in goal-directed decision making’, Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience, 8(4), 418-428 [published pdf] [link] [journal doi]
  9. Shea, N. (2011), ‘New concepts can be learned’, review essay on Susan Carey, The Origin of Concepts (OUP, 2009), Biology & Philosophy 26, 129-139 [pre-print pdf] [link]
  10. Shea, N. (2011), ‘Acquiring a new concept is not explicable-by-content’, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 34(3), pp. 148-149 [pre-print pdf] [pdf] [link]