Michael L. Anderson, Ph.D.

Department of Psychology

Institute for Advanced Computer Studies

Franklin & Marshall College

Program in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science

Lancaster, PA 17604

University Of Maryland

michael -dot- anderson -at- fandm -dot- edu

College Park, MD 20742


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Michael L. Anderson's research is located at the intersection of psychology, neuroscience, computer science, and the philosophy of cognitive science, and has appeared in venues including Artificial Intelligence, AI Magazine, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Connection Science, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, NeuroImage, The Neuroscientist, Philosophical Psychology, Synthese and Topics in Cognitive Science. His forthcoming book After Phrenology: Neural Reuse and the Interactive Brain (MIT Press, 2014) outlines a novel framework for understanding the overall functional organization of the brain, places its function in evolutionary context, and demonstrates how mechanisms originally evolved for the support of sensory-motor coordination have been coopted to facilitate language and mathematics. Anderson was a 2012-13 Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, at Stanford University, and is currently Associate Professor of Psychology at Franklin & Marshall College, in Lancaster, PA. He earned a B.S. in premedical studies from the University of Notre Dame, a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Yale University, and did his post-doctoral training in Computer Science at the University of Maryland, College Park.

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