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Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology 8.2/3 (2001) 239-241
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About the Authors
Anthony Atkinson is Lecturer in Psychology at King Alfred's College, Winchester, and a member of the McDonnell Project in Philosophy and the Neurosciences. His main research interests are the emotions, face perception and recognition, and the nature and scope of cognitive psychological explanation. His recent publications include papers on face processing, consciousness, and evolutionary psychology.
Nora Breen is a Research Fellow in the Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science at Macquarie University in Sydney. Her research interests are in cognitive neuropsychiatry and cognitive neuroscience, particularly face recognition and its impairments and delusions of misidentification. Her recent publications include articles on face recognition, delusions of misidentification, and mirrored-self misidentification.
John Campbell is Wilde Professor of Mental Philosophy at the University of Oxford and Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Oxford. He has published on philosophy of psychology, metaphysics, and the philosophy of language. Past, Space, and Self was published by MIT Press in 1994, and his Reference and Consciousness is forthcoming from Oxford University Press.
Max Coltheart is Professor of Psychology and Director, Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, at Macquarie University in Sydney. His research interests include cognitive neuropsychology, cognitive neuropsychiatry, and experimental psycholinguistics. He is co-author of Routes to Reading Success and Failure (Psychology Press 2001) and co-editor of Pathologies of Belief (Blackwell Publishers 2000). Other recent publications include articles on modularity and cognition, disorders of language, and semantic memory.
Greg Currie is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Nottingham. His book, Recreative Minds. Imagination in Philosophy and Psychology, jointly written with Ian Ravenscroft, is due to be published by Oxford University Press.
Martin Davies is Professor of Philosophy in the Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University, and Adjunct Professor in the Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science. His research interests lie in the areas of philosophy of mind, language, and psychology. He is co-editor of Pathologies of Belief (Blackwell Publishers 2000). His other recent publications include papers on the relationship between personal and subpersonal levels of description in psychology, folk psychology and mental simulation, and externalism.
Naomi Eilan is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at Warwick University and Director of the Inter-Institutional AHRB Project on Consciousness and Self Consciousness. Her main research interests are consciousness, theory of thought, and metaphysics. She is co-editor of three interdisciplinary volumes: Spatial Representation (Oxford University Press 1999), The Body and the Self (MIT Press 1995), and Agency and Self-Awareness (Oxford, forthcoming). Her book, The Reality of Consciousness, is forthcoming from Oxford University Press.
Philip Gerrans is a lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Adelaide and a member of the McDonnell Project in Philosophy and the Neurosciences. His main research and publications are in the areas of philosophy of psychology and psychopathology and political philosophy.
Christoph Hoerl is Institutional Research Fellow in the AHRB Project on Consciousness and Self Consciousness at the Department of Philosophy, University of Warwick. His research interests include episodic memory, temporal and causal reasoning, and the nature and development of psychological understanding. He is co-editor of Time and Memory: Issues in Philosophy and Psychology (Oxford University Press 2001).
Jon Jureidini's clinical work is as a consultation-liaison child psychiatrist. He also has academic status as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at Flinders University of South Australia. In 1999, he won the Robert J. Stoller Foundation Prize for a postdoctoral author.
Robyn Langdon is an Australian Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow in the Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science. Her main research interests lie in cognitive neuropsychiatry, a field of research that aims to explain psychiatric symptoms in terms of disruptions in the way that healthy individuals normally process information about themselves and the world. She is currently working on a project evaluating factors that have been implicated in the formation of delusions in individuals with schizophrenia. Her recent publications include papers on perspective-taking and mentalizing impairments in schizophrenia, mental simulation, and the cognitive neuropsychology of delusions.
Élisabeth Pacherie is a research fellow in philosophy at Institut Jean Nicod, Paris. Her main...