Scientist, Author, Speaker


The science of consciousness

Understanding the biological basis of conscious experience is one of the great challenges for 21st Century Science. [join the group!]

The neuroscience of consciousness.

Highlights of my research and outreach.

Books, article, and blog posts.

The Sunday Times Top 10 Bestseller


Being You – A New Science of Consciousness

A 2021 Book of the Year (New Statesman, Economist, Bloomberg, Five Books), a 2021 Science Book of the Year (Guardian, Financial Times). Being You is out now in hardback, paperback, ebook, and audio.

Do you see what I see?


The Perception Census

The Perception Census is a unique online study of perceptual diversity. It is part of Dreamachine. Data collection is now closed – but stay tuned for our first results, coming soon.

Consciousness at TED


Your brain hallucinates your conscious reality

My main-stage TED talk has more than 14 million views.

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I really enjoyed chatting with Elliot Ihm about all things consciousness. We recorded a conversation a couple of months ago in sunny Santa Barbara 👇🏽

This reminds me of how much I enjoyed reading Being You! Your insights into consciousness, combined with personal anecdotes, make for an enlightening read that challenges our perceptions of reality and self-identity. It’s a must-read for anyone curious about the science of being.

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