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Andrew Sims

Andrew Sims is currently a post-doctoral fellow in philosophy at Université Catholique de Louvain. His current research centres on free will and moral responsibility in conjunction with models of volition and control in cognitive science, but extends to topics like explanation in psychiatry and cognitive phenomena in simple biological systems. An interest in the predictive processing framework informs all his work.

PPP Contributions


  • Sims, A. (2016). Can anosognosia for hemiplegia be explained as motivated self-deception? Review of Philosophy and Psychology, online first, doi: 10.1007/s13164-016-0307-2.

  • Sims, A. (2016). A problem of scope for the free energy principle as a theory of cognition. Philosophical Psychology, online first, doi: 10.1080/09515089.2016.1200024.

  • Calvo, P., Baluska, F., & Sims, A. (2016). "Feature detection" versus "predictive coding" models of plant behavior. Frontiers in Psychology, 7(1505).

Online Resources