Research Expertise: Creativity, Imagination, Reality-Fiction Distinction, Mental Time Travel, Theory of Mind, Self-Referential Thought
Domains/Disciplines: Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Neuroscience, Social Neuroscience
Sep 2017: Commence position as Professor of Psychology at Leeds Beckett University.
Aug 2017: Chair the "FROM MIND TO WORLD AND BACK: THE IMAGINATIVE BRAIN" symposium and present a talk - The Brain Basis of
Imagination: From Imagery to Altered States - at the 125th APA Annual Convention in Washington, DC.
(Other Presenters: Rex Jung, Harry Ballan, Naomi Aguiar).
Jul 2017: Interview with the Guardian Science Podcast on A History of Human Creativity.
May 2017: Present a talk - How the Brain Tells Reality from Fiction: A Neurocognitive Perspective - at the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and
Society's "FACT AND FICTION: CREATION, FORMS, BOUNDARIES" symposium, University of Chicago, USA. [PROGRAM: ONLINE or PDF]
May 2017: Present a talk - Imagination: Perspectives from Psychology & Neuroscience - at the "IMAGINATION AND LEGAL PRACTICE" workshop
at Newcastle Law School, Newcastle University, UK.