Metacognitive Mechanisms Underlying Lucid Dreaming

Elisa Filevich, Martin Dresler, Timothy R. Brick and Simone Kühn Lucid dreaming is a state of awareness that one is dreaming, without leaving the sleep state. Dream reports show that self-reflection and volitional control are more pronounced in lucid compared with nonlucid dreams. Mostly on these grounds, lucid dreaming has been associated with metacognition. However, […]

The extended body: a case study in the neurophenomenology of social interaction

Tom Froese & Thomas Fuchs There is a growing realization in cognitive science that a theory of embodied intersubjectivity is needed to better account for social cognition. We highlight some challenges that must be addressed by attempts to interpret ‘simulation theory’ in terms of embodiment, and argue for an alternative approach that integrates phenomenology and […]

Creating Tomorrow’s University One Idea At A Time

Special CRAG EVENT | University of Edinburgh Innovative Learning Week “I hate that phrase “the real world.” Why is an aircraft factory more real than a university? Is it?” ― Richard Hugo, The Triggering Town: Lectures and Essays on Poetry and Writing ___________ This time there is not guest speaker: YOU are the guest speaker. […]

Crag Confluence 2015 – Programme

‘Creation of Reality’: Towards an Interdisciplinary and Comprehensive understanding CRAG CONFLUENCE 2015 Thursday 3 December – Saturday 5 December 2015 University of Edinburgh Edinburgh, U.K. convenor: Luis de Miranda, director of the Crag: Sponsors: Institute for Academic Development (University of Edinburgh), Institut Français UK _________________ PROGRAMME (Final version) PROGRAM Venue: Project Room, LLC, University […]