I'm delighted to be listed by Prospect Magazine as one of their top 25 intellectuals who will help us navigate the world in the year ahead - along with the likes of Geoffrey Hinton, Sam Altman, and Amia Srinivasan!
The Sunday Times Top 10 Bestseller
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.
My conversation with Sam Harris - Consciousness and Self - has just been released as part of his 'Best of Making Sense' series.
New book review in Current Biology! "Being You is an engaging and accessible tour through the field’s boldest theories, most creative experiments and most surprising findings. You could give the book to a smart teenager and get them asking questions that they will be thinking about for the rest of their lives."
New podcast! The Michael Shermer Show - in which we talk about the hard problem of consciousness, the self, and the essence of volition.
How we perceive the world differently, and why that brings us together. The British Science Association interview me and Fiona Macpherson about the Dreamachine Schools Programme, which is now up-and-running. Check out Life's Big Questions and get your school to sign up!
Theories of Consciousness. A new review (and mild manifesto) out now in Nature Reviews Neuroscience, with Tim Bayne.