PIs & Senior Researchers

Paul Taylor
Associate Senior Researcher
Cognitive neuroscientist working on perception, action, consciousness, and science & society.
Jurgis Karpus
Academic Assistant
I use philosophy and game theory to study modes of reasoning by which we arrive at personal decisions in our day-to-day interactions with fellow humans and AI.
Justin Sulik
Postdoctoral Researcher
I study how people solve problems by learning about (and from) the world and each other.
Slawa Loev
Postdoctoral Researcher
I am a philosopher of mind and aspiring cognitive scientist, trying to understand the role of affective states in our epistemic and intellectual pursuits
Antonio Cataldo
Postdoctoral researcher

Self-description

Merle Fairhurst
Academic Assistant
Cognitive neuroscientist interested in interdisciplinary research looking at how we use our senses to become aware of and understand the world and others

Doctoral Researchers

Louis Longin
PhD Student
I work on the nexus between artificial intelligence and human perception
Jimena Zapata
PhD Student
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Lenka Gorman
PhD Student
I am looking into the phenomenon of touch acceptance and its connection to mental well-being.

Research Assistants

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Karthikeya Kaushik
Research Assistant
I am interested in the formal study of language comprehension and in understanding social networks in matters of taste.
Cui Ci Voon
Cui Ci Voon
Research Assistant
I work together with Jimena on the project “Failing to respond to harmful discourses”.
Hannah McGowan
Research Assistant
I am investigating the role of consent in touch perception and acceptance.

Collaborators

Ana Tajadura
Ana Tajadura
University of Madrid
Guillaume Dezecache
Guillaume Dezecache
University of Clermont Ferrand
Marwa El-Zein
Marwa El-Zein
UCL London; MPI Berlin
Joaquin Navajas
Joaquin Navajas
UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience
Rani Moran
Rani Moran
Max Planck UCL Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing Research
Basil Wahn
Basil Wahn
University of British Columbia
Pantelis Analytis
Pantelis Analytis
University of South Denmark
Bahar Tuncgenc
Bahar Tuncgenc
University of Nottingham
Stefan herzog
Stefan Herzog
MPI, Berlin
Dardo Ferreiro
Dardo Ferreiro
LMU, Munich
Lasana Harris
Lasana Harris
University College London

Alumni

Laura Schmitz
Laura Schmitz
Former postdoctoral researcher
Nora Heinzelmann
Nora Heinzelmann
Former Academic Assistant
Mohan Matthen
Mohan Matthen
Former visiting professor
Lee Elkin
Lee Elkin
Former Postdoctoral Researcher
Sofia Bonicalzi
Sofia Bonicalzi
Former Associate Professor