Team publications

Clark, D., Schumann, F., & Mostofsky, S. H. (2015). Mindful movement and skilled attention. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9(June), 1–23. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2015.00297
Dauphin, A. (2019). Probabilistic Tools to Gauge 6-month infants’ ability to detect contingency. (Masters thesis presented to M2 Neurosciences, Comportement, Cognition). Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse. Retrieved from https://psyarxiv.com/xcdjy/. Download
Degenaar, J., & Myin, E. (2014). Representation-hunger reconsidered. Synthese, Volume 191(Issue 15), 3639–3648. https://doi.org/10.1007/S11229-014-0484-4 Download
Degenaar, J., & O’Regan, J. K. (2015). Sensorimotor theory of consciousness. Scholarpedia, 10(5), 4952. https://doi.org/10.4249/scholarpedia.4952
Degenaar, J., & O’Regan, J. K. (2015). Sensorimotor theory and enactivism. Topoi, 1–15. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11245-015-9338-z Download
Esseily, R., Rat-Fischer, L., O’Regan, J. K., & Fagard, J. (2013). Understanding the experimenter’s intention improves 16-month-olds’ observational learning of the use of a novel tool. Cognitive Development, 28(1), 1–9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cogdev.2012.10.001
Esseily, R., Rat-Fischer, L., Somogyi, E., O’Regan, K. J., & Fagard, J. (2015). Humour production may enhance observational learning of a new tool-use action in 18-month-old infants. Cognition and Emotion, 0(0), 1–9. https://doi.org/10.1080/02699931.2015.1036840 Download
Fagard, J., Rat-Fischer, L., & O’Regan, J. K. (2014). The emergence of use of a rake-like tool: a longitudinal study in human infants. Frontiers in Psychology, 5. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00491
Fagard, J., Florean, C., Petkovic, M., Rat-Fischer, L., Fattori, P., & O’Regan, J. K. (2015). When do infants understand that they can obtain a desired part of a composite object by grasping another part? Infant Behavior and Development, 41, 169–178. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.infbeh.2015.05.003 Download
Fagard, J., Rat-Fischer, L., Esseily, R., Somogyi, E., & O’Regan, J. K. (2016). What Does It Take for an Infant to Learn How to Use a Tool by Observation? Frontiers in Psychology, 7. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00267
Fagard, J., Esseily, R., Jacquey, L., O’Regan, J. K., & Somogyi, E. (2018). Fetal Origin of Sensorimotor Behavior. Frontiers in Neurorobotics, 12. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnbot.2018.00023
Flachot, A., Provenzi, E., & O’Regan, J. K. (2016). An Illuminant-Independent Analysis Of Reflectance As Sensed By Humans, And Its Applicability To Computer Vision. Presented at the 6th European Workshop on Visual Information Processing, Marseille. https://doi.org/10.1109/EUVIP.2016.7764601 Download
Flachot, A., Provenzi, E., & O’Regan, J. K. (2016). Extensions of a linear model of surface reflectance (Masters thesis presented to Master IC2A Sciences Cognitives). Phelma, Grenoble INP, Grenoble. Retrieved from https://psyarxiv.com/5szx6/. Download
Foglia, L., & O’Regan, J. K. (2015). A New Imagery Debate: Enactive and Sensorimotor Accounts. Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 6(22). Retrieved from http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13164-015-0269-9 Download
Hoffmann, M., Chinn, L. K., Somogyi, E., Heed, T., Fagard, J., Lockman, J. J., & O’Regan, J. K. (2017). Development of reaching to the body in early infancy: From experiments to robotic models. In 2017 Joint IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL-EpiRob) (pp. 112–119). Lisbon, Portugal: IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/DEVLRN.2017.8329795 Download
Huebner, G. M., Shipworth, D. S., Witzel, C., Raynham, P., Chan, W., & Gauthier, S. (2016). Saving energy with light? Experimental studies assessing the impact of colour temperature on thermal comfort. Energy Research & Social Science, 15, 45–57. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2016.02.008
Jacquey, L., Baldassarre, G., Santucci, V. G., & O’Regan, J. K. (submitted). Sensorimotor contingencies as a key drive of development: from babies to robots. Download
Jacquey, L., Popescu, S., Vergne, J., Fagard, J., Esseily, R., & O’Regan, J. K. (submitted). Development of body knowledge as measured by arm differentiation in infants: from global to local? Download
Jacquey, L., Fagard, J., Esseily, R., & O’Regan, J. K. (submitted). Développement des compétences corporelles durant la première année de vie du bébé. (Development of bodily skills during the infant’s first year of life.).
Jacquey, L., Fagard, J., Esseily, R., & O’Regan, J. K. (submitted). Detection of sensorimotor contingencies in infants before the age of one year: a comprehensive review. Download
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 verification largely unaffected. Frontiers Human Neuroscience, 9(680). https://doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2015.00680
Laflaquière, A., O’Regan, J. K., Gas, B., & Terekhov, A. (2018). Discovering space — Grounding spatial topology and metric regularity in a naive agent’s sensorimotor experience. Neural Networks, 105, 371–392. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neunet.2018.06.001 Download
Laflaquiere, A., Terekhov, A. V., Gas, B., & O’Regan, J. K. (2013). Learning an internal representation of the end-effector configuration space. In Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2013 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on (pp. 1230–1235). IEEE. Retrieved from http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpls/abs_all.jsp?arnumber=6696507 Download
Laflaquière, A., O’Regan, J. K., Argentieri, S., Gas, B., & Terekhov, A. V. (2015). Learning agent’s spatial configuration from sensorimotor invariants. Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 71, 49–59. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.robot.2015.01.003 Download
Mannella, F., Santucci, V. G., Somogyi, E., Jacquey, L., O’Regan, J. K., & Baldassare, G. (2018). Know Your Body Through Intrinsic Goals. Front. Neurorobot. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnbot.2018.00030
Montone, G., O’Regan, J. K., & Terekhov, A. V. (2015). Unsupervised model-free camera calibration algorithm for robotic applications. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS). https://doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2015.7353799 Download
Montone, G., O’Regan, J. K., & Terekhov, A. V. (2015). The usefulness of past knowledge when learning a new task in deep neural networks. Proceedings of the 2015th International Conference on Cognitive Computation: Integrating Neural and Symbolic Approaches-Volume, 1583, 10–18. Retrieved from http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-1583/CoCoNIPS_2015_paper_2.pdf
Montone, G., O’Regan, J. K., & Terekhov, A. (2016). Block Neural Network Avoids Catastrophic Forgetting When Learning Multiple Task. Presented at the 30th Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems, Barcelona. Download
Montone, G., O’Regan, J. K., & Terekhov, A. (2017). Hyper-dimensional computing for a visual question-answering system that is trainable end-to-end. Presented at the 31st Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems, Long Beach, CA. Download
Montone, G., O’Regan, J. ., & Terekhov, A. (2017). Gradual Tuning: a better way of Fine Tuning the parameters of a Deep Neural Network. Presented at the 31st Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems, Long Beach, CA. Download
Myin, E., & Degenaar, J. (2014). Enactive vision. In L. Shapiro (Ed.), Routledge Handbook of Embodied Cognition (pp. 90–98). Retrieved from https://www.routledge.com/The-Routledge-Handbook-of-Embodied-Cognition-1st-Edition/Shapiro/p/book/9780415623612 Download
Myin, E., O’Regan, J. K., & Myin-Germeys, I. (2015). From a sensorimotor account of perception to an interactive approach to psychopathology. In R. J. Gennaro (Ed.), Disturbed Consciousness. Cambridge, MA, USA: MIT Press. Retrieved from https://mitpress.universitypressscholarship.com/mobile/view/10.7551/mitpress/9780262029346.001.0001/upso-9780262029346-chapter-014 Download
O’Regan, J. K. (2019). Rewired animals and sensory substitution: the cause is not cortical plasticity. In MacPherson, Fiona (Ed.), Sensory Substitution and Augmentation. Proceedings of the British Academy. Retrieved from https://global.oup.com/academic/product/sensory-substitution-and-augmentation-9780197266441?cc=us&lang=en& Download
O’Regan, J. K., & Degenaar, J. (2014). Predictive processing, perceptual presence, and sensorimotor theory. Cognitive Neuroscience, 5(2), 130–131. https://doi.org/10.1080/17588928.2014.907256
O’Regan, J. K. (2014). The Explanatory Status of the Sensorimotor Approach to Phenomenal Consciousness, and Its Appeal to Cognition. In J. M. Bishop & A. O. Martin (Eds.), Contemporary Sensorimotor Theory (pp. 23–35). Springer International Publishing. Retrieved from http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-05107-9_2 Download
Rat-Fischer, L., Fagard, J., & O’Regan, J. K. (2014). Comparison of active and purely visual performance in a multiple-string means-end task in infants. Cognition, 133(1), 304–316. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2014.06.005 Download
Rizza, A. (forthcoming). Binding e sostituzione sensoriale nell’informazione tattile e uditiva. Università di Roma Sapienza, Roma. Download
Rizza, A., Terekhov, A. V., Montone, G., Olivetti Belardinelli, M., & O’Regan, J. K. (2018). Why early tactile speech aids may have failed: no perceptual integration of tactile and auditory signals. Frontiers in Psychology. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00767
Schumann, F., & O’Regan, J. K. (2017). Sensory augmentation: integration of an auditory compass signal into human perception of space. Scientific Reports, 7, 42197. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep42197
Silverman, D. (2016). Tying the Knot: Why Representationalists Should Endorse the Sensorimotor Theory of Conscious Feel. The Philosophical Quarterly, 66(263), 280–301. Retrieved from https://academic.oup.com/pq/article-abstract/66/263/280/2461099
Silverman, D. (2017). Bodily Skill and Internal Representation in Sensorimotor Perception. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11097-017-9503-5
Silverman, D. (2017). Sensorimotor Theory and the Problems of Consciousness. Journal of Consciousness Studies, 24(7–8), 189–216. Retrieved from http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/imp/jcs/2017/00000024/F0020007/art00010#
Silverman, D. (2016). Representationalism and the Sensorimotor Theory. Constructivist Foundations, 11(2), 282–284. Retrieved from https://www.univie.ac.at/constructivism/journal/11/2/282
Silverman, D. (2013). Sensorimotor enactivism and temporal experience. Adaptive Behavior, 21(3), 151–158. https://doi.org/10.1177/1059712313482802
Silverman, D. (2016). Perception, Consciousness, and Skilful Interaction: Editorial Introduction to The Sensorimotor Approach. Journal of Consciousness Studies, 23(5–6), 7–11. Retrieved from http://www.imprint.co.uk/editorial-introduction-to-the-sensorimotor-approach-jcs-vol-23-no-5-6/
Silverman, D., & Degenaar, J. (Eds.). (2016). The Sensorimotor Approach - Special issue of Journal of Consciousness Studies (Vol. 23(5-6)). Retrieved from http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/imp/jcs/2016/00000023/f0020005
Siuda-Krzywicka, K., WItzel, C., Taga, M., Delanoe, M., Cohen, L., & Bartolomeo, P. (submitted). When Colours split from Objects: The Disconnection of Colour Perception from Colour Language and Colour Knowledge. Cognitive Neuroscience. Download
Somogyi, E., Hamilton, M., Jacquey, L., Heed, T., Hoffmann, M., Baldassarre, G., … O’Regan, J. K. (submitted). Can you find the buzzer? The role of tactile stimulation in the development of body know-how. Download
Somogyi, E., Ara, C., Gianni, E., Rat-Fischer, L., Fattori, P., O’Regan, J. K., & Fagard, J. (2015). The roles of observation and manipulation in learning to use a tool. Cognitive Development, 35, 186–200. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cogdev.2015.06.002 Download
Somogyi, E., Jacquey, L., Heed, T., Hoffmann, M., Lockman, J. J., Granjon, L., … O’Regan, J. K. (2018). Which limb is it? Responses to vibrotactile stimulation in early infancy. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 36(3), 384–401. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjdp.12224

Conference Presentations

Degenaar, J. (2014, June). Consciousness without inner models: representation-hunger reconsidered. Intitut Jean Nicod (Paris).
Degenaar, J. (2016, February). Language and Consciousness: A Sensorimotor Perspective. Presented at the Philosophical workshop on consciousness, Université Paris Descartes, Paris.
Degenaar, J., & Myin, E. (2014, June). The Reach of REC – The Reach of Radical Embodied or Enactive Cognition. Presented at the Symposia, Department of Philosophy, University of Antwerp.
Degenaar, J., & O’Regan, K. (2014, April). Consciousness without inner models? A sensorimotor account of what is going on in our heads. Presented at the AISB50, Goldsmiths, University of London. Retrieved from http://doc.gold.ac.uk/aisb50/AISB50-S07/AISB50-S7-Degenaar-introduction.pdf
Degenaar, J., & O’Regan, K. (2014, April). Varieties of Enactivism: A Conceptual Geography. Presented at the AISB50, Goldsmiths, University of London. Retrieved from http://doc.gold.ac.uk/aisb50/AISB50-S25/AISB50-S25-Silverman-introduction.pdf
Degenaar, J., & O’Regan, J. K. (2014). Sensorimotor theory and enactivism. Presented at the AISB50 Symposium on Varieties of Enactivism, London. Retrieved from http://doc.gold.ac.uk/aisb50/AISB50-S25/AISB50-S25-Degenaar-extabs.pdf Download
Fagard, J., Rat-Fischer, L., Esseily, R., Somogyi, E., Péron, F., Florean, C., … O’Regan, J. K. (2014). What prepares infants to learn to use a tool to get an out-of-reach object? Presented at the International Conference on Infant Studies, Berlin.
Flachot, A. (2016). Color naming, unique hues and singularity in reflection properties : Discussion of a model and further developments. Presented at the Workshop : Philosophical and psychological perspectives on color categorization, Paris Sorbonne University.
Flachot, A., Provenzi, E., & O’Regan, J. K. (2016). A simple way the human visual system could extract surface reflectance properties: applications to color naming and unique hues. Presented at the Seeing colours, Regensburg. Download
Flachot, A., Provenzi, E., & O’Regan, J. K. (2016). An Illuminant-Independent Analysis Of Reflectance As Sensed By Humans, And Its Applicability To Computer Vision. Presented at the 6th European Workshop on Visual Information Processing, Marseille. https://doi.org/10.1109/EUVIP.2016.7764601 Download
Hübner, G. M., Witzel, C., Chan, W. S., & Shipworth, D. (2014). Seeing red, feeling hot? – The impact of illumination on thermal comfort. Presented at the The 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Paris.
Jacquey, L., & O’Regan, J. K. (2018, September). Action-outcome contingencies as the engine of open-ended learning: computational models and developmental experiments. Presented at the The Eighth Joint IEEE International Conference on Developmental Learning and Epigenetic Robotics, Tokyo. Download
Jacquey, L., & O’Regan, J. K. (2017, May). Body know-how acquisition during the first months of life. Poster presented at the Dubrovnik Conference on Cognitive Science Intuitive Sociologists, Dubrovnik. Download
Jacquey, L., Montone, G., Esseily, R., Fagard, J., & O’Regan, J. K. (2017, September). Sensitivity to Sensorimotor Contingencies in Infants: A Paradigm for Robotic/psychology Collaboration. Presented at the 7th International Conference on Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics, Lisbonne. Download
Jacquey, L., Esseily, R., & O’Regan, J. K. (2016, November). Sensitivity to sensorimotor contingencies and learning in infants and robots. Presented at the Journée des Jeunes Chercheurs en Robotique (JJCR), Paris.
Jacquey, L., Fagard, J., Esseily, R., & O’Regan, J. K. (2018, June). Sensorimotor contingency detection as a tool to investigate body knowledge in early infancy. Presented at the Jean Piaget Society (JPS) Annual Meeting, Amsterdam. Download
Laflaquiere, A., Terekhov, A. V., Gas, B., & O’Regan, J. K. (2013). Learning an internal representation of the end-effector configuration space. In Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2013 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on (pp. 1230–1235). IEEE. Retrieved from http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpls/abs_all.jsp?arnumber=6696507 Download
Lubbert, A., WItzel, C., Schumann, F., & O’Regan, J. K. (2015). Lernen, den Norden zu hören – Studie zum Lernprozess mit einem auditorischen Kompass, Work-Shop der Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes.
Lubbert, A., Witzel, C., Schumann, F., & O’Regan, J. K. (2015, March). Predictions of Sensorimotor Theory & Experiments in Sensory Substitution. Presented at the Forum des Sciences, Paris.
Montone, G., O’Regan, J. K., & Terekhov, A. V. (2015). Unsupervised model-free camera calibration algorithm for robotic applications. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS). https://doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2015.7353799 Download
Montone, G., O’Regan, J. K., & Terekhov, A. (2017). Gradual Tuning: a better way of Fine Tuning the parameters of a Deep Neural Network. In 31st Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems. Long Beach, CA. Download
Montone, G., O’Regan, J. K., & Terekhov, A. (2017). Hyper-dimensional computing for a visual question-answering system that is trainable end-to-end. In 31st Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems. Long Beach, CA. Retrieved from https://nips2017vigil.github.io Download
Montone, G., O’Regan, J. K., & Terekhov, A. (2016). Block Neural Network Avoids Catastrophic Forgetting When Learning Multiple Task. Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems, Barcelona. Download
Montone, G., O’Regan, J. K., & Terekhov, A. V. (2015). The usefulness of past knowledge when learning a new task in deep neural networks. Proceedings of the 2015th International Conference on Cognitive Computation: Integrating Neural and Symbolic Approaches-Volume, 1583, 10–18. Retrieved from http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-1583/CoCoNIPS_2015_paper_2.pdf
O’Regan, J. K. (2014). Deducing abstract concepts without knowing what you’re looking for -- the example of space. Presented at the ICIS pre-conference workshop on computational models of infant development, Berlin.
O’Regan, J. K. (2014). Why things feel the way they do: the sensorimotor approach to understanding phenomenal consciousness. Presented at the VI Krakow Cognitive Conference “Senses,” Krakow.
O’Regan, J. K. (2013). Phenomenality and the self. Presented at the International conference on biomimetic and biohybrid systems: Living Machines, London, UK.
O’Regan, J. K. (2013). A sensorimotor approach to consciousness. Presented at the Advanced Course in Computational Neuroscience, Bedlewo, Poland.
O’Regan, J. K. (2013). L’approche sensorimotrice de la conscience phénomenale. Presented at the Congrès de la Société Française de Psychologie, Lyon.
O’Regan, J. K. (2013). How embodiment only partially explains why there is “something it’s like” to see, hear, touch, taste and smell. Presented at the International Symposium: Vision, action and concepts: Behavioural and neural basis of embodied perception and cognition, Lille, France.
O’Regan, J. K. (2014). A sensorimotor approach to consciousness. Presented at the Swiss Studienstiftung Summer School on Paradigmenwechsel in der Kognitionswissenschaft: Von Repräsentationen zu handlungsorientierten Ansätzen, Magliaso, Switzerland.
O’Regan, J. K. (2014, June). Why red doesn’t sound like a bell. Presented at the Karl Bühler Lecture, Universität Würzburg.
O’Regan, J. K. (2013). Making robots that really feel. Presented at the The Robotics and the Living, ETIS, Cergy Pontoise.
O’Regan, J. K. (2013). The sensorimotor approach to understanding “feel” in humans and robots:  examples of color and space. Presented at the Aldebaran Robotics A-talk, Paris, France.
O’Regan, J. K. (2015, August). The sensorimotor approach to understanding “feel” in humans and robots. Presented at the Advanced Course in Computational Neuroscience, FIAS, Frankfurt.
O’Regan, J. K. (2015). Commentary on Developmental relationships between self- and other-understanding. Presented at the Modelling Self on Other (MOSEO), Budapest.
O’Regan, J. K. (2013). Why things feel the way they do: the sensorimotor approach to understanding phenomenal consciousness. Presented at the Special Symposium, 1st international Avant Conference, Torun, Poland.
O’Regan, J. K. (2015, January). The sensorimotor approach to understanding “feel” in humans and robots. Presented at the Vicarious, Inc., San José, CA.
O’Regan, J. K. (2013, November). Making Robots that Really Feel. Presented at the ShanghAI Lectures, http://shanghailectures.org/.
O’Regan, J. K. (2015, March). The sensorimotor theory of Consciousness. Presented at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg.
O’Regan, J. K. (2014, June). Why red doesn’t sound like a bell. Institut de Neurosciences des Systèmes, Marseille.
O’Regan, J. K. (2015, October). The Sensorimotor Approach to Color. Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris.
O’Regan, J. K. (2014). Conscience humaine et conscience robotique: l’approche sensorimotrice. Presented at the Vers une robotique cognitive ?, INRIA, Grenoble.
O’Regan, J. K. (2014). Why red doesn’t sound like a bell. Presented at the Ecole de Printemps ETIS Robotique et Interactions sociales, Moliets et Maa.
O’Regan, J. K. (2014). A sensorimotor approach to consciousness. Presented at the Advanced Course on Computational Neuroscience, Frankfurt am Main.
O’Regan, J. K. (2016, February). Updates to the Sensorimotor Theory. Presented at the Philosophical workshop on consciousness, Université Paris Descartes, Paris.
O’Regan, J. K. (2016, September). The development of body knowledge in infants during the first months of life. Presented at the Workshop “How do infants and robots learn the structure of their bodies? The development of body knowledge in humans and machines”, ICDL-Epirob, Cergy-Pontoise.
O’Regan, J. K. (2016, July). Machine and consciousness talk. Presented at the New Scientist “Instant Expert - Consciousness,” London.
O’Regan, J. K. (2016, September). The sensorimotor theory of consciousness and applications to robotics. Presented at the Workshop on Autonomous Perception, ICDL-Epirob, Cergy-Pontoise.
O’Regan, J. K. (2016). Can machines be conscious and really feel? Presented at the Memrise, London.

 

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