Volume 12 · Number 2 · Pages 184–185
Modelling Subjectivity and Uncertainty in “Real World” Settings

Anna Ciaunica

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Abstract

Open peer commentary on the article “Modeling Subjects’ Experience While Modeling the Experimental Design: A Mild-Neurophenomenology-Inspired Approach in the Piloting Phase” by Constanza Baquedano & Catalina Fabar. Upshot: The authors show in their pilots how open it is to participants not to obey the instructions during an experiment. Their findings leave us to choose between two options: either we (a) accept that subjective confounds are inevitable and stronger than we think, but in this case, why should we continue trying to measure subjective experience?; or (b) strive at designing better experiments in order to control for these fluctuations. I will argue for option (b) and propose an alternative model to go beyond the first- and third-person data gap, namely “predictive processing.”

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Ciaunica A. (2017) Modelling subjectivity and uncertainty in “real world” settings. Constructivist Foundations 12(2): 184–185. http://constructivist.info/12/2/184

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