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]. 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. psyarchiv. 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, October 26). An Illuminant-Independent Analysis Of Reflectance As Sensed By Humans, And Its Applicability To Computer Vision. 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]. 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). 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. 2017 Joint IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL-EpiRob), 112–119. 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., Popescu, S., Vergne, J., Fagard, J., Esseily, R., & O’Regan, J. K. (2019). Development of body knowledge as measured by arm differentiation in infants: from global to local? British Journal of Developmental Psychology. https://psyarxiv.com/zcp5s/. https://doi.org/0.1111/bjdp.12309 Download
Jacquey, L., Fagard, J., Esseily, R., & O’Regan, J. K. (under revision). Développement des compétences corporelles durant la première année de vie du bébé. (Development of bodily skills during the infant’s first year of life.). Enfance.
Jacquey, L., Fagard, J., Esseily, R., & O’Regan, J. K. (under revision). Detection of sensorimotor contingencies in infants before the age of one year: a comprehensive review. Developmental Psychology. https://psyarxiv.com/cpbaq/. Download
Jacquey, L., Popescu, S. T., Vergne, J., Fagard, J., Esseily, R., & O’Regan, K. (2020). Development of body knowledge as measured by arm differentiation in infants: From global to local? British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 38(1), 108–124. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjdp.12309 Download
Jacquey, L., Baldassarre, G., Santucci, V. G., & O’Regan, J. K. (2019). Sensorimotor Contingencies as a Key Drive of Development: From Babies to Robots. Frontiers in Neurorobotics, 13. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnbot.2019.00098 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. Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2013 IEEE/RSJ International Conference On, 1230–1235. 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. 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. 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. 31st Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems, Long Beach, CA. 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. 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). 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. MIT Press. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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). 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., Lockman, J. J., Fagard, J., & 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

Conference Presentations

Degenaar, J. (2014, June 2). Consciousness without inner models: representation-hunger reconsidered.
Degenaar, J. (2016, February 15). Language and Consciousness: A Sensorimotor Perspective. Philosophical workshop on consciousness, Université Paris Descartes, Paris.
Degenaar, J., & Myin, E. (2014, June 17). The Reach of REC – The Reach of Radical Embodied or Enactive Cognition. Symposia, Department of Philosophy, University of Antwerp.
Degenaar, J., & O’Regan, K. (2014, April 2). Consciousness without inner models? A sensorimotor account of what is going on in our heads. AISB50, Goldsmiths, University of London. http://doc.gold.ac.uk/aisb50/AISB50-S07/AISB50-S7-Degenaar-introduction.pdf
Degenaar, J., & O’Regan, K. (2014, April 4). Varieties of Enactivism: A Conceptual Geography. AISB50, Goldsmiths, University of London. http://doc.gold.ac.uk/aisb50/AISB50-S25/AISB50-S25-Silverman-introduction.pdf
Degenaar, J., & O’Regan, J. K. (2014, April 4). Sensorimotor theory and enactivism. AISB50 Symposium on Varieties of Enactivism, London. 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., Ara, C., Jeancolas, Laeticia, & O’Regan, J. K. (2014, July 3). What prepares infants to learn to use a tool to get an out-of-reach object? International Conference on Infant Studies, Berlin.
Flachot, A. (2016, June 27). Color naming, unique hues and singularity in reflection properties : Discussion of a model and further developments. Workshop : Philosophical and psychological perspectives on color categorization, Paris Sorbonne University.
Flachot, A., Provenzi, E., & O’Regan, J. K. (2016, September 19). A simple way the human visual system could extract surface reflectance properties: applications to color naming and unique hues. Seeing colours, Regensburg. Download
Flachot, A., Provenzi, E., & O’Regan, J. K. (2016, October 26). An Illuminant-Independent Analysis Of Reflectance As Sensed By Humans, And Its Applicability To Computer Vision. 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, July 8). Seeing red, feeling hot? – The impact of illumination on thermal comfort. The 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Paris.
Jacquey, L., & O’Regan, J. K. (2018, September 18). Action-outcome contingencies as the engine of open-ended learning: computational models and developmental experiments. The Eighth Joint IEEE International Conference on Developmental Learning and Epigenetic Robotics, Tokyo. Download
Jacquey, L., & O’Regan, J. K. (2017, May 25). Body know-how acquisition during the first months of life [Poster]. Dubrovnik Conference on Cognitive Science Intuitive Sociologists, Dubrovnik. Download
Jacquey, L., Montone, G., Esseily, R., Fagard, J., & O’Regan, J. K. (2017, September 19). Sensitivity to Sensorimotor Contingencies in Infants: A Paradigm for Robotic/psychology Collaboration. 7th International Conference on Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics, Lisbonne. Download
Jacquey, L., Esseily, R., & O’Regan, J. K. (2016, November 7). Sensitivity to sensorimotor contingencies and learning in infants and robots. Journée des Jeunes Chercheurs en Robotique (JJCR), Paris.
Jacquey, L., Fagard, J., Esseily, R., & O’Regan, J. K. (2018, June 31). Sensorimotor contingency detection as a tool to investigate body knowledge in early infancy. 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. Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2013 IEEE/RSJ International Conference On, 1230–1235. 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 28). Predictions of Sensorimotor Theory & Experiments in Sensory Substitution. 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, December 9). Gradual Tuning: a better way of Fine Tuning the parameters of a Deep Neural Network. 31st Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems. Download
Montone, G., O’Regan, J. K., & Terekhov, A. (2017, December 8). Hyper-dimensional computing for a visual question-answering system that is trainable end-to-end. 31st Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems. 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]. 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. http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-1583/CoCoNIPS_2015_paper_2.pdf
O’Regan, J. K. (2014, July 2). Deducing abstract concepts without knowing what you’re looking for -- the example of space. ICIS pre-conference workshop on computational models of infant development, Berlin.
O’Regan, J. K. (2014, April 5). Why things feel the way they do: the sensorimotor approach to understanding phenomenal consciousness. VI Krakow Cognitive Conference “Senses,” Krakow.
O’Regan, J. K. (2013, July 29). Phenomenality and the self. International conference on biomimetic and biohybrid systems: Living Machines, London, UK.
O’Regan, J. K. (2013, August 18). A sensorimotor approach to consciousness. Advanced Course in Computational Neuroscience, Bedlewo, Poland.
O’Regan, J. K. (2013, September 12). L’approche sensorimotrice de la conscience phénomenale. Congrès de la Société Française de Psychologie, Lyon.
O’Regan, J. K. (2013, October 29). How embodiment only partially explains why there is “something it’s like” to see, hear, touch, taste and smell. International Symposium: Vision, action and concepts: Behavioural and neural basis of embodied perception and cognition, Lille, France.
O’Regan, J. K. (2014, September 7). A sensorimotor approach to consciousness. Swiss Studienstiftung Summer School on Paradigmenwechsel in der Kognitionswissenschaft: Von Repräsentationen zu handlungsorientierten Ansätzen, Magliaso, Switzerland.
O’Regan, J. K. (2014, June 12). Why red doesn’t sound like a bell. Karl Bühler Lecture, Universität Würzburg.
O’Regan, J. K. (2013, December 9). Making robots that really feel. The Robotics and the Living, ETIS, Cergy Pontoise.
O’Regan, J. K. (2013, October 21). The sensorimotor approach to understanding “feel” in humans and robots:  examples of color and space. Aldebaran Robotics A-talk, Paris, France.
O’Regan, J. K. (2015, August 25). The sensorimotor approach to understanding “feel” in humans and robots. Advanced Course in Computational Neuroscience, FIAS, Frankfurt.
O’Regan, J. K. (2015, May 18). Commentary on Developmental relationships between self- and other-understanding. 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. Special Symposium, 1st international Avant Conference, Torun, Poland.
O’Regan, J. K. (2015, January 15). The sensorimotor approach to understanding “feel” in humans and robots. Vicarious, Inc., San José, CA.
O’Regan, J. K. (2013, November 28). Making Robots that Really Feel. ShanghAI Lectures, http://shanghailectures.org/.
O’Regan, J. K. (2015, March 10). The sensorimotor theory of Consciousness. University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg.
O’Regan, J. K. (2014, June 19). Why red doesn’t sound like a bell.
O’Regan, J. K. (2015, October 14). The Sensorimotor Approach to Color.
O’Regan, J. K. (2014, June 24). Conscience humaine et conscience robotique: l’approche sensorimotrice. Vers une robotique cognitive ?, INRIA, Grenoble.
O’Regan, J. K. (2014, May 23). Why red doesn’t sound like a bell. Ecole de Printemps ETIS Robotique et Interactions sociales, Moliets et Maa.
O’Regan, J. K. (2014, August 27). A sensorimotor approach to consciousness. Advanced Course on Computational Neuroscience, Frankfurt am Main.
O’Regan, J. K. (2016, February 15). Updates to the Sensorimotor Theory. Philosophical workshop on consciousness, Université Paris Descartes, Paris.
O’Regan, J. K. (2016, September 19). The development of body knowledge in infants during the first months of life. 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 2). Machine and consciousness talk. New Scientist “Instant Expert - Consciousness,” London.
O’Regan, J. K. (2016, September 19). The sensorimotor theory of consciousness and applications to robotics. Workshop on Autonomous Perception, ICDL-Epirob, Cergy-Pontoise.
O’Regan, J. K. (2016, October 5). Can machines be conscious and really feel? Memrise, London.

 

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