I am a psychologist, lecturer and writer researching consciousness, memes, and anomalous experiences, and a Visiting Professor at the University of Plymouth.
You might like to know:
Is human consciousness unique? I’ve new article in Scientific American’s Special September Issue: ‘The Science of Being Human’. Mine is “The hardest problem: Decoding the puzzle of human consciousness”
Watch video – Consciousness on the grill or in the spit? Interview with Susan Blackmore and Jonathan Schooler for Dan Schneider – Interview #245: Stream(s) Of Consciousness(?)
My discussion with Jordan Peterson on Premier Christian Radio, part of The Big Conversation video series from Unbelievable? “Do we need God to make sense of life?”. 8 June 2018
New edition of Consciousness: An Introduction. Third edition, co-authored with Emily Troscianko. Published by Routledge April 2018, with extensive companion website. For now it’s UK only – let me know if you think there should be a US edition!
The last Edge question 2018. My question: What kinds of minds could solve the mind-body problem?
Watch my lecture on ‘Positive scepticism: The new science of out-of-body experiences‘ at European Skeptics Conference, Sept 2017, Wroclaw, Poland
Podcast on OBEs with Mel Van Dusen. August 2017
Podcast for the Spiritual Naturalist Society. The science of consciousness and Zen seem to have converged in my life – also about my new book on out-of-body experiences. 01.08.2017
Featured in 100 Global Minds: The Most Daring Cross-Disciplinary Thinkers in the World by
My TED talk (with subtitles available in 23 languages). To find out more about Memes and Tremes see “Dangerous Memes” and my feature article in the New Scientist: Evolution’s third replicator: Genes, memes, and now what?
‘Close Encounters’, A BBC documentary about alien abductions that I presented back in 1994 – recently made available on YouTube.
Castaway on Desert Island Discs BBC Radio 4, 3.5.98 and 8.5.98.
My husband, Adam Hart Davis.
My daughter Emily Troscianko, Research Associate at University of Oxford.
My son Jolyon Troscianko, who drew the pictures for my books Consciousness, VSI, and ConCon.
Their father, the late Tom Troscianko.
I am an Honorary Member of Population Matters
Patron of Transform Drug Policy Foundation
Patron of the British Humanist Association
Ally of Naturalism, Enthusiastic Bright
Distinguished Supporter of Atheism
Supporter of Pipedown
I am on the Advisory Board, Brain Preservation Society.
I am a Fellow of the GWUP (German Skeptics Organisation – Society for the Scientific Investigation of Parasciences)
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I have left LinkedIn because of the large number of requests from people I do not know.
I am not on Twitter.