Category Archives: Non classé

Dec 2017 New publication : Somogyi et al., Which limb is it? Responses to vibrotactile stimulation in early infancy

This study focuses on how the body schema develops during the first months of life, by investigating infants’ motor responses to localized vibrotactile stimulation on their limbs. Vibrotactile stimulation was provided by small buzzers that were attached to the infants’ … Continue reading

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Jan 2017 New publication : Silverman, D., Sensorimotor Theory and the Problems of Consciousness

in Journal of Consciousness Studies, Volume 24, Numbers 7-8, 2017, pp. 189-216(28) The sensorimotor theory is an influential account of perception and phenomenal qualities that builds, in an empirically supported way, on the basic claim that conscious experience is best … Continue reading

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Feb 2016, New paper on a magnetic sixth sense in Nature Scientific Reports: The hearSpace smartphone app transforms human experience of space.

We developed a novel sensory augmentation device, the hearSpace app, which allows users to reliably hear the direction of magnetic North as a stable sound object in external space using a headphone. Short training with this magnetic-auditory augmentation signal leads … Continue reading

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FEEL philosophical workshop, 31 May 2016

Half-day mini workshop on sensorimotor theory. Open to all. There is no registration fee, but please email davsil [at] gmail.com if you plan to attend. 31 May 2016, 9am – 12:30pm Venue: Salle LEDUC, Ground Floor, 45 rue des Saints-Peres, … Continue reading

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May 6th, EU Research article about FEEL is now availble online

“Eu Research”, a journal with extensive experience working in eu-funded project, devoted an article to our project. It is now available online

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Paper on Colour and Energy Saving

Choosing the right illumination colour can save you heating costs in the winter and air conditioning in the summer. [link]

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Philosophical workshop on consciousness, Paris, Monday 15 and Tuesday 16 February

To coincide with the philosopher Peter Boltuc’s visit to Paris, we are hosting an informal philosophical workshop on Monday 15th and Tuesday 16th February, co-organised with Sciences, Normes, Décision (SND), Paris-Sorbonne. The workshop will address the hard problem of consciousness, sensorimotor … Continue reading

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Jan 19th: Two papers co-authored by Frank Schumann in Frontiers top 100 spotlight for 2015.

With over 12,000 papers published in Frontiers last year, two co-authored by FEEL’s Frank Schumann are in the top 100 by views. http://blog.frontiersin.org/2015/12/22/spotlight100/  This paper (ranked 82nd) introduces the concept of ‘skilled attention’: a sensorimotor construal of attention and cognitive control … Continue reading

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Dec 9th: New paper on visual search in color deficieny

Color Deficiency affects real-world visual search behaviour: Kugler, G., ’t Hart, B. M., Kohlbecher, S., Bartl, K., Schumann, F., Einhäuser, W., & Schneider, E. (2015). Visual Search in the Real World: Color Vision Deficiency Affects Peripheral Guidance, but Leaves Foveal … Continue reading

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2 new book chapters on colour

(1) Memory Effects on Color Perception (2) Chromatic Contrast Sensitivity

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