How do we know what another person is feeling? How can we tell that our friend is happy about her birthday present? How do we know our sister is sad at the family celebration?

We may be able to tell because our friend is smiling when handed the present and because our s...

The meaning we attach to our concept and experience of ‘self’ differs across sociocultural boundaries. For instance, Marcel Mauss famously documented societies in Central America in which individuals assumed the identity of a deceased ancestor – thus the purpose of ‘th...

April 4, 2018

 Originally submitted as an artefact for a KCL Experience Award as part of the A Beautiful Mind: Art, Science, and Mental Health module.

Materials: Acrylic on canvas (A1)

Post-production: Photoshop

Solipsism, to be solipsistic, is the concept that the self is all that can...

February 1, 2018

Hypnosis has been a method of choice within our research group, but some may question the validity of hypnosis and wonder how it relates to cultural and social neuroscience? For many people, hypnosis is perhaps more commonly associated with magical practices and entert...

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