About me

Lucas Battich

I am a postdoctoral researcher in philosophy of mind and cognitive science.

Areas of interest:
Social cognition, joint attention, perception, multisensory processes, philosophy of cognitive science

I am working on:

I study how our perception of the world is influenced by others. In my research I combine tools from philosophy, experimental psychology and psychophysics.

I have worked on:

I obtained my PhD at the Graduate School of Systemic Neurosciences (GSN-LMU) and the Faculty of Philosophy, LMU Munich. In my doctoral project, I focused on the role of perceptual experience in joint attention, and on how different sense modalities are implicated during joint attention. 


Battich, L., Garzorz, I., Wahn, B., & Deroy, O. (2021). The impact of joint attention on the sound-induced flash illusions. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13414-021-02347-5

Battich, L., Fairhurst, M., & Deroy, O. (2020). Coordinating attention requires coordinated senses. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 27(6), 1126–1138. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13423-020-01766-z

Battich, L. and Geurts, B. (2020). Joint attention and perceptual experience. Synthese. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11229-020-02602-6


01/2021 “Opening up the Openness of Joint Attention”. APA Eastern Division Meeting 2021, New York (virtual).

08/2020 “The Openness of Joint Attention”. Tenth European Congress of Analytic Philosophy (ECAP 10).

09/2019 “Opening up the Openness of Joint Attention” (poster). Recent Developments in Situated Cognition: Empirical and Philosophical Investigations. Ruhr-Universität Bochum.

07/2019 “Joint Attention beyond Vision” (poster). Aegina Summer School on Social Cognition 2019: Norms & Biases in Social Interactions, Aegina, Greece.

08/2018 “Joint Attention and Common Knowledge: Assessing the Relational Approach”. Open Minds XIII Conference, The University of Manchester.

CVBE Projects