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Very much last minute, but I’m very much looking forward to delivering the opening keynote address at Towards a Science of Consciousness 2023, in Taormina, Sicily, on May 23rd – and from there its on to Bloom in Copenhagen, for events Friday and Sunday

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.”

Test your senses! The Perception Census is now live. Take part, find out about your powers of perception, and help advance the research. Part of the Dreamachine programme.

New podcast! The Michael Shermer Show – in which we talk about the hard problem of consciousness, the self, and the essence of volition.

“A mind-bending light and sound extravaganza is coming to a town near you, and it could help unravel the mysteries of the brain.” Preview of Dreamachine in this week’s New Scientist. Book your tickets now for the London and Cardiff events, starting May.

“engaging and accessible” … “it is a compelling picture”, new review of Being You in the Times Literary Supplement, by master illusionist Keith Frankish