Media & Podcasts



Videos & Podcasts

  • An interview with “Figured Podcast – where everyone has a story” In Melbourne, October 2018. Listen here
  • Watch video – Consciousness on the grill or in the spit? Interview for Cosmoetica with Susan Blackmore and Jonathan Schooler for Dan Schneider – Interview #245: Stream(s) Of Consciousness(?) 10 August 2018
  • There are lots of videos on the Companion website to Consciousness: An Introduction, Third Edition; How we came to write the book, how to use the exercises and practices and more.
  • 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
  • Is there life after death? BBC World Service – CrowdScience.   I talk mostly about my own OBE and why I don’t think there is evidence of life after death: my contribution is roughly from 11 minutes to 18 minutes. 23.10.17
  • Debate on OBEs and NDEs with Graham Nicholls for Premier Christian Radio on Justin Brierley’s show ‘Unbelievable’, 09.09.2017
  • Watch my lecture on ‘Positive scepticism: The new science of out-of-body experiences‘ at European Skeptics Conference, 23.09.2017, Wroclaw, Poland
  • TheESP – The European Skeptics’ Podcast, interview about my lecture at the forthcoming conference in Poland, 27.08.2017
  • Four interviews with Mel van Dusen, 08 August 2017
  • A podcast for the Spiritual Naturalist Society. Consciousness, science, Zen and more. 01 August 2017
  • The Self is an Illusion – You Do Not Exist : Exploring Phenospace, Sam Harris, Susan Blackmore, Thomas Metzinger and Shunyamurti talk about the illusion of a separate self or ego. 14 March 17

  • Dan Dennett and me in ‘Conversation’ about his new book at the Bristol Festival of Ideas. 22 February 17.

  • Dan Schneider Interview on near-death experiences. Paired with another interview with NDE researcher PMH Atwater.
  • Susan Blackmore talks to Cara Santa Maria at the QED Conference in Manchester, for Talk Nerdy, October 2016 (Episode 135) Listen
  • Short clip on Personal Identity from ‘Closer to Truth’ 16 September 2016
  • Consciousness in treme machines. For CogNovo’s summer school “ColLaboratoire” (University of Plymouth), inspired by the students’ question ‘Could the Internet be conscious?’ 19 August 2016 watch on Vimeo
  • Out-of-body experiences and nonduality: SAND Italy, August 2016.
  • Panel discussion, Richard Dawkins: The Rational Revolutionary, from Intelligence Squared, London 14 July 2016 Podcast
  • A new form of evolution (tremes), interview in The Perfect Human Being series, July 2016
  • ‘The new science of out-of-body experiences’ Lecture for CogNovo, University of Plymouth, 7 December 2015 watch on Vimeo
  • Interview on Radio West (KUER) from Salt Lake City.  What is consciousness? 10 December 2015
  • Swedish TV station (Axess TV). In summer 2015 I grilled some of the world’s experts about the great mysteries of consciousness
    David Chalmers
    Patricia Churchland
    Andy Clark
    Michael Gazzaniga
    Thomas Metzinger
  • Interview with me on Consciousness Central, at Towards a Science of Consciousness, Helsinki, June 2015. I am interviewed about the talk I gave on “Out-of-body experiences and what they tell us about ourselves”.
  • “Genes, Memes and Tremes” on TV in Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman, May 2015 (The whole programme is 43 minutes long, my interview is from 20:21 to 26:00)
  • May I offend you? The clash of Science, Religion and Free Speech. My lecture at the American Atheists National Convention, Memphis April 2015. Watch on YouTube.
  • The Perfect Human Being (De Volmaakte Mens) was broadcast on Dutch public television. This episode – Human versus Machine – revolves around the conversations between myself and Nick Bostrom with our host Bas Heijne. 2015 (the clip involving us starts at around 16.40)
  • Listen to “The viral mind of Susan Blackmore” interviewed on Litopia after Dark, 27 March 2015
  • Mind Byte – just one minute on free will 2014
  • Michael Persinger and the God Helmet  – interview with Susan Blackmore (published 2014). Watch on YouTube
  • The Humanist Hour #122 A discussion on the psychology of the paranormal with Dr. Susan Blackmore 29 October 2014 (starts at minute 10.)
  • Cologne Conference Futures, 6 October 2014. Listen to my talk on ‘Memes, tremes and the future of consciousness’.
  • The Forum, BBC World Service, panel discussion on Invisibility July 2014
  • Free will – can we live without the illusion? Lecture to Freethought Arizona 27 April 2014
  • MOOC interviews – for Think101 extraordinary claims.
    Interview 1 –  my own OBE, ESP and OBE experiments, Tarot
    Interview 2 –  psychics, NDEs, scientific thinking. 2014.
  • Lecture at TAM – The Amazing Meeting. July 2013. Watch ‘Fighting the Fakers – and Failing’
  • The biggest questions – audio discussion on consciousness with Tony Sobrado. October 2013
  • Lecture ‘Living without free will’; British Humanist Annual Conference Leeds, June 2013
  • Mysteries of Seeing, Conference on Science and Nonduality (SAND), Doorn, Netherlands, 31 May 2013. Video
  • The mystery of consciousness, lecture in Sofia, Bulgaria, April 2013
  • Viruses – from biology to memes; a discussion on the BBC World Service Forum.March 2013
    and
    Plastic-eating bugs: 60 second idea to change the world
  • ‘Did I get here of my own free will?’ Science and Cocktails, Copenhagen, 19 March 2013 video
  • Interview on NPR ‘To the best of our knowledge’, talking about Zen and consciousness, 31 October 2012
  • Podcast interview on US Public Radio To the best of our knowledge about memes and temes. 29 July 2012
  • New Scientist blog on Unconscious consciousness, my contribution to the ASSCconference in July 2012
  • She won’t be me. Conference on Science and Nonduality SAND, Doorn, Netherlands, June 2012.  video
  • Debate with Deepak Chopra at Towards a Science of Consciousness, TSC Tucson April 2012. My lecture – panel discussion.
  • Point of Inquiry, CSI podcast on NDEs and consciousness 27 Feb 2012
  • Indian sceptic Nirmukta website, interview on parapsychology and changing my mind. January 2012
  • Interview on memes for the Polish magazine Polytka, text (in Polish), videocast January 2012
  • Secular Buddhist, podcast interview on