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Charles Fernyhough

Charles Fernyhough is Professor of Psychology at Durham University and Director of the Centre. His work on the science of inner experience has included research in the fields of inner speech, memory, mind-wandering, reading, writing, imagination, liminal states and hallucinations.
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Marco Bernini

Marco Bernini is Associate Professor in Cognitive Literary Studies in the Department of English Studies and Institute for Medical Humanities at Durham University. He specialises in narrative theory, modernism and cognitive approaches to narrative and literature.
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Philip Goff

Philip Goff is Associate Professor in Philosophy at Durham University. His main research interest is in how consciousness fits into our overall theory of reality, and how panpsychism in particular can help to resolve some of these philosophical problems.
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Russell Hurlburt

Russ Hurlburt's work explores inner experience — thoughts, feelings, sensations, and so on. He is the originator of the Descriptive Experience Sampling method, which uses random beepers and intensive interviews to provide qualitative, idiographic descriptions of inner experience. He is Professor of Psychology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
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Kelly Jakubowski

Kelly Jakubowski is Assistant Professor in Music Psychology at Durham, where she co-leads the Music and Science Lab. Her research interests include memory for music, music-evoked autobiographical memory, musical imagery and imagination, earworms, absolute pitch, musical timing and movement, and cross-cultural music perception.
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Iza Kavedžija

Iza Kavedžija is Assistant Professor of Medical Anthropology at the University of Cambridge. She is interested in social anthropological approaches to the study of inner experience, with a particular recent focus on artists in Japan.
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Bob Kentridge

Bob Kentridge is Professor of Psychology at Durham University. His research interests are in the relationship between visual attention and visual consciousness, and in the perception of the material properties of objects.
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Simone Kühn

Simone is a neuroscientist with interests in environmental neuroscience and neuroimaging of inner experience. She is Group Leader of the Lise Meitner Group for Environmental Neuroscience at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin.
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Tanya Luhrmann

Tanya Marie Luhrmann is the Albert Ray Lang Professor of Anthropology at Stanford University. Her work focuses on the edge of experience: on voices, visions, the world of the supernatural and the world of psychosis. She is the author of several popular books on spiritual and liminal experience.
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Fiona Macpherson

Fiona Macpherson, FRSE, MAE, is Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Centre for the Study of Perceptual Experience at the University of Glasgow. She researches the nature of conscious experience. Topics of interest include: perception, illusion, hallucination, imagination, dreaming, the senses, colour, virtual and augmented reality, sensory substitution and augmentation, cognitive penetration, and the structure of experience.
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Peter Moseley

Peter Moseley is Assistant Professor in Psychology at Northumbria University. He is interested in voice-hearing and other psychotic-like experiences – in particular the differences and similarities between clinically relevant and non-clinical experiences. He is also interested in open science, reproducibility and measurement practices in psychological science.
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Claire O'Callaghan

Claire O'Callaghan is NHMRC Research Fellow at the Brain and Mind Centre at the University of Sydney. She previously held an ARC-funded postdoctoral position at the University of Cambridge. Her work has had a particular focus on visual hallucinations across a range of neurodegenerative disorders, including Parkinson's disease.
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Adam Powell

Adam Powell is a lecturer in religion and medical humanities at Durham University. His research blends history, sociology, and psychology to explore how individuals and collectives respond to crisis – particularly how unusual sensory/perceptual experiences come to have spiritual significance.
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Corinne Saunders

Corinne Saunders is Professor in the Department of English Studies at Durham University. She is an expert in medieval literature and the history of ideas, and has shaped a new, interdisciplinary research area that brings together medieval literary studies, history of ideas and medical humanities to explore the intersections of body, mind and affect.
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Anil Seth

Anil Seth is Professor of Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience at the University of Sussex, and Co-Director of the Sussex Centre for Consciousness Science. His most recent book is Being You: A new science of consciousness.
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Jon Simons

Jon Simons is Professor of Psychology at the University of Cambridge. His research investigates the cognitive and brain mechanisms responsible for the subjective experience of remembering, and how we use mental experiences to make sense of the world. This work involves inter-relating cognitive hypotheses with evidence from functional neuroimaging of healthy volunteers and from examining the effects of neurological and psychiatric disorders, and normal aging, on memory abilities.
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John Sutton

John Sutton is a cognitive philosopher working on memory and skill. He is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy and Cognitive Science at Macquarie University.
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Patricia Waugh

Patricia Waugh is a literary scholar with a particular interest in representations of inner experience in modernism. She is Professor Emerita of English Studies at Durham
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Sam Wilkinson

Sam Wilkinson is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Exeter. His interests are in the philosophy of mental health and wellbeing, with a specific focus on hallucinations, delusions, psychosis, trauma, loneliness and inner speech. He also has a general interest in the way that the mind harnesses social and cultural context to enhance and shape inner experience and cognition.
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