My Research


Academic Talks

Giving talks has taken me all over the world, from Australia to India.

2020

  • AI, neuroscience, and architecture. DigitalFutures discussion with Refik Anadol, June
  • Extended reality in cognitive neuroscience: opportunities and challenges, CIFAR workshop, remote May

2019

2018

  • Neurophenomenology of real and simulated psychedelia, MAPSIG group, Brighton, Nov
  • Neurophenomenology of synaesthesia, ‘Bridging the Senses’, Royal Society, London, Oct
  • Predictive processing and phenomenology, Monash Consciousness Workshop, Aegina, Greece, Sep
  • The neuroscience of consciousness, Apple Research, Cupertino CA, Jul
  • Perceptual uniformity and low-level sensory adaptation, ASSC22 oral presentation, Krakow, Jun
  • Neurophenomenology of real and simulated psychedelia, CIFAR Prog. meeting, Krakow, Jun
  • Neurophenomenology of real and simulated psychedelia, KNAW, Amsterdam, Jun
  • Neurophenomenology of real and simulated psychedelia, Neurizons, Goettingen, Jun
  • Predictive processing and perceptual phenomenology, Allahabad University, India, Apr
  • Neurophenomenology of the psychedelic state, TSC2018, Tucson AZ, Apr
  • Machine consciousness and ethics, a panel discussion, CIFAR Brain Symposium, Toronto, Mar
  • Predictive processing and phenomenology, CIFAR Brain Symposium, Toronto, Mar
  • Predictive processing and phenomenology, Reconstructing the Mind, Cambridge, Jan

2017

  • The real problem of consciousness, CIFAR winter school, Montebello, Quebec, Dec
  • The real problem of consciousness, Elsass Foundation midsummer lecture, Copenhagen, Sep
  • The real problem of consciousness, BCBT Summer School, Barcelona, Aug
  • Consciousness: temperature or life, The Human Mind Conference, Cambridge, June
  • Being a beast machine, plenary symposium, ASSC21, Beijing, June
  • Being a beast machine, Sense of Self Workshop, Oxford, May
  • Neurobiological signatures of natural and trained synaesthesia, Sussex Neuroscience Day, May
  • The real problem of consciousness, Human Brain Project meeting, Paris, Mar
  • Neurobiological signatures of natural and trained synaesthesia, University of Pennsylvania, Feb
  • From Helmholtz to the Beholder’s Share, University of Pennsylvania, Feb
  • Brain, mind, and consciousness, V&A Museum & Sussex University launch event, Jan

2016

  • The new neuroscience of consciousness, Queensland Brain Institute, Brisbane, Nov (keynote)
  • The new neuroscience of consciousness, Brain & Mind School, Berlin, Oct (distinguished 10th anniversary invited lecture)
  • From Helmholtz to the Beholder’s Share, Reconsidering Humanity II, Paris, Sep
  • On memory and mind: in conversation with Nick Payne, THMP workshop, Brighton, Jul
  • Expect yourself, What makes us human? Summer school, MPI Leipzig, Jul
  • Expect yourself, ENCECON meeting on neurophenomenology, Bordeaux, Jun
  • Phenomenology and mechanism in consciousness science, CIFAR meeting, London, May
  • Expect yourself, Towards a Science of Consciousness plenary lecture, Tucson AZ, Apr
  • Towards a neuroscience of consciousness, MPI Human Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Leipzig, Apr
  • Seeing the expected, Bekinschtein lab talk, Cambridge, Apr
  • Is there still room for a soul in the modern psyche? Closing debate at the BNPA AGM, London, Feb

2015

2014

2013

  • Causal networks in brain dynamics, University of Ghent, Dec
  • Interoceptive inference, emotion, and self, Netherlands Neuroscience Institute, Dec
  • Interoceptive inference, emotion, and self, University of Glasgow, Aug
  • From brain based devices to consciousness (special session), ASSC17, San Diego, CA, Jul
  • Granger causality analysis of intracranial EEG (oral presentation), ASSC17, San Diego, CA, Jul
  • Tutorial on predictive coding and integrated information theory, ASSC17, San Diego, CA, Jul
  • Granger causality in neuroscience, Imperial College, London, Apr
  • Causal density and interoceptive predictive coding, Bernstein Centre for Neuroscience, Berlin, Apr
  • Granger causality in neuroscience, Centre de research cerveau et cognition, Toulouse, Apr
  • Explanatory correlates of Consciousness, Philosophy and Psychology group, Edinburgh, Mar
  • Explanatory correlates of Consciousness, Allahabad University, Allahabad, Feb

2012

  • Psychosis awareness day: Consciousness science and psychiatry, Brighton, Dec
  • Neurocog meeting: Consciousness and cognitive control, Brussels, Dec
  • Maastricht University, neuroimaging seminar, Maastricht, Nov
  • Donders Institute, colloquium, Nijmegen, Nov
  • University of Amsterdam, Cognitive Science seminar, Amsterdam, Nov
  • Consciousness: A research update, Mind Science Foundation retreat, Rockland, ME, Jul
  • Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness, Brighton, Jul (main organiser)
  • Consciousness and Causality, ReteCog summer school, Menorca
  • Brain connectivity symposium, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Apr
  • National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore, Jan
  • Psychosis awareness day: Consciousness science and psychiatry, Brighton, Dec