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MINTlab Publications


  • Raja V, Silva PL, Holghoomi R, Calvo P (2020) The Dynamics of Plant Nutation. bioRxiv. Get it
  • Calvo P, Raja V, Lee DN (2017) Guidance of circumnutation of climbing bean stems: An ecological exploration. bioRxiv. Get it
  • Calvo P, Sahi V, Trewavas A (2017) Could plants be sentient? bioRxiv. Get it

Articles and Book Chapters

  • Lee, J, Calvo, P (2022) Enacting Plant-Inspired Robotics. Frontiers in Neurorobotics. Get it
  • Bouteau et al. (2021) Our Sisters the Plants? Notes from Phylogenetis and Botany on Plant Kinship Blindness. Plant Signaling & Behavior. Get it
  • Frazier, PA (2021) On the Possibility of Plant Consciousness: A View from Ecointeractivism. Mind and Matter. Get it
  • Segundo-Ortin, M, Calvo, P (2021) Consciousness and cognition in plants. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science. Get it
  • Linson A, Ponkshe A, Calvo P (2021) On Plants and Principles. Biology & Philosophy. Get it
  • Mediano P A M, Trewavas A, Calvo P (2021) Inforrmation and integration in plants: Towards a quantitative search for plant sentience. Journal of Consciousness Studies. Get it
  • Raja V, Silva P, Holghoomi R, Calvo P (2020) The Dynamics of Plant Nutation. Scientific Reports. Get it
  • Calvo P, Baluška F, Trewavas A (2020) Integrated information as a possible basis for plant consciousness. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. Get it
  • Linson A, Calvo P (2020) Zoocentrism in the weeds? Cultivating plant models for cognitive yield. Biology & Philosophy. Get it
  • Calvo P, Trewavas A (2020) Cognition and intelligence of green plants: Information for animal scientists. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. Get it
  • Frazier PA, Jamone L, Althoefer K, Calvo P (2020) Plant bioinspired ecological robotics. Frontiers in Robotics and AI. Get it
  • Calvo P, Gagliano M, Souza G, Trewavas A (2020) Plants are intelligent, here’s how. Annals of Botany. Get it
  • Calvo P, Trewavas A (2020) Physiology and the (Neuro)biology of plant behaviour: A farewell to arms. Trends in Plant Science. Get it
  • Trewavas A, Baluška F, Mancuso S, Calvo P (2020) Consciousness facilitates plant behavior Trends in Plant Science. Get it
  • Segundo-Ortin M, Calvo P (2019) Are plants cognitive? A reply to Adams. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science. Get it
  • Heras-Escribano M, Calvo P (2019) The philosophy of plant neurobiology. Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Psychology (2nd edition). Get it
  • Abramson CI, Calvo P (2018) General issues in the cognitive analysis of plant learning and intelligence. Memory and Learning in Plants. Get it
  • Calvo P (2018) Plantae. Encyclopedia of Animal Cognition and Behavior (J. Vonk, T.K. Shackelford, eds.), Springer. Get it
  • Calvo P (2018) Caterpillar/basil-plant tandems. Animal Sentience: An Interdisciplinary Journal on Animal Feeling 11(16). Get it
  • Calvo P, Friston KJ (2017) Predicting Green: Really Radical (Plant) Predictive Processing. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 14(131), 20170096. Get it
  • Calvo P (2017) What is it like to be a plant? Journal of Consciousness Studies 24, 205–27. Get it
  • Calvo P, Sahi VP, Trewavas A (2017) Are plants sentient?, Plant, Cell & Environment 40, 2858–2869. Get it
  • Calvo P (2016) The philosophy of plant neurobiology: a manifesto. Synthese 193(5), 1323–1343. Get it
  • Calvo P, Baluška F, Sims A (2016) ‘Feature detection’ versus ‘predictive coding’ models of plant behavior. Frontiers in Psychology 7, 1505. Get it
  • Calvo P, Baluška F (2015) Conditions for minimal intelligence across eukaryota: A cognitive science perspective. Frontiers in Psychology 6, 1329. Get it
  • Calvo P, Martín E, Symons J (2014) The emergence of systematicity in minimally cognitive agents. The architecture of cognition: Rethinking Fodor and Pylyshyn’s Systematicity Challenge.
  • Calvo P, Keijzer F (2011) Plants: Adaptive behavior, root brains and minimal cognition. Adaptive Behavior. 19(3): 155-171
  • García Rodríguez A & Calvo P (2010) Is cognition a matter of representations?: Emulation, teleology, and time-keeping in biological systems. Adaptive Behavior. 18(5): 400-415
  • Calvo P (2007) The quest for cognition in plant neurobiology. Plant Signaling and Behavior. 2: 208-211