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Contact Information
          • bamyers2@wisc.edu

    Research Interests
          • Broadly construed, I work on issues in logic, epistemology, philosophy of science, and education.  Some of my more specific interests include the nature of explanation, the relationship between knowledge and belief, the evolution of language, logical and epistemic paradoxes, aims and methods of educational assessment, psychopathology, and comparative anatomy of prefrontal cortex.



   Publications
  • Myers, B. (forthcoming). "A paradox involving representational states and activities," Thought.
  • Myers-Schulz, B., Pujara, M., Wolf, R., & Koenigs, M. (2013). "Inherent emotional quality of human speech sounds," Cognition and Emotion, 27, 1105-1113pdf
  • Myers-Schulz, B., & Schwitzgebel, E. (2013). "Knowing that P without believing that P," Noûs, 47, 371-384. pdf
  • Myers-Schulz, B., & Koenigs, M. (2012). “Functional anatomy of ventromedial prefrontal cortex: Implications for mood and anxiety disorders,” Molecular Psychiatry, 17, 132-141. pdf


  Some responses to my work

  • Beebe, J. (2013). "A Knobe effect for belief ascriptions," The Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 4, 235-258. pdf
  • Buckwalter, W., Rose, D., & Turri, J. (2013). “Belief through thick and thin,” Noûs. pdf
  • Murray, D., Sytsma, J., & Livengood, J. (2013). "God knows (but does God believe?),” Philosophical Studies, 166, 83-107. pdf
  • Rose, D., & Schaffer, J. (2013). "Knowledge entails dispositional belief," Philosophical Studies, 166, 19-50. pdf