Corcoran, Andrew W. (2019) Cephalopod molluscs, causal models, and curious minds. Animal Sentience 26(13)
Jennifer Mather, What is in an octopus's mind?
Mather (2019) presents a compelling case in favour of octopus mind. Surveying an impressive array of empirical literature, she identifies the creature’s playful, inquisitive behaviour as emblematic of a distinctively mental form of agency. I offer an alternative perspective in which curiosity and play are construed as constitutive processes in the emergence of the (predictive) mind.
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