Scientist, Author, Speaker


The science of consciousness

Understanding the biological basis of conscious experience is one of the great challenges for 21st Century Science.

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

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.

Consciousness at TED


Your brain hallucinates your conscious reality

My main-stage TED talk now has more than 12 million views.

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