"Lucid, engaging ... awe inspiring and humane." Being You is one of New Statesman's 20 essential reads of 2021, across all categories. I could never have imagined sharing a list with Kazuo Ishiguro - but here we are!
The Sunday Times Top 10 Bestseller
Being You is a New Statesman Book of the Year, an Economist Book of the Year, a Guardian Book of the Week and Science Book of the Year, a Financial Times Science Book of the Year, a Five Books Philosophy Book of the Year, and a Bloomberg Business Book of the Year.
Being You has been reviewed in the New Statesman! "In lucid, engaging prose Seth deftly navigates long-standing philosophical debates over the nature of consciousness". Read the full review here.
"An exhilarating book: a vast-ranging, phenomenal achievement that will undoubtedly become a seminal text." Being You - A New Science of Consciousness is Book of the Day in The Guardian.
New paper! Skora, L., Seth, A.K., and Scott, R.B. (2021). Sensorimotor predictions shape conscious visual experience in a breaking continuous flash suppression task. Neuroscience of Consciousness, niab003.
We’re excited to be part of the team selected for Festival UK*2022 – a UK wide celebration of creativity and innovation that has commissioned ten major public engagement projects, designed to reach millions.
I’m delighted to have been awarded an ERC Advanced Investigator Grant in the 2020 application round. Project CONSCIOUS will take our work in exciting new directions over the next 5 years.