cfp: Fourth Online Consciousness Conference

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I am pleased to announce the call for papers for the fourth online consciousness conference, scheduled for February 17-March 2, 2012. The Invited Program includes,

Bernard Baars, The Neurosciences Institute

Special Session on Attention, Awareness, and Expectation organized by the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition, and Behavior featuring

Floris P. de Lange, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior

Jacqueline Gottlieb, Columbia

David Heeger, NYU

Marisa Carrasco, NYU

Special Session on Action Consciousness organized by Myrto Mylopoulos, The Graduate Center CUNY featuring

√Člisabeth Pacherie, Institut Jean Nicod

Special Session on the Developmental Conditions of Self Consciousness organized by James Dow, Hendrix College featuring

Radu J. Bogdan, Tulane University

Peter Carruthers, University of Maryland

Papers in any area of consciousness studies are welcome. Papers should be roughly 3,000-4,000 words and subsequent presentations, should the presenter choose to make one, should be about 20 minutes (though longer papers/presentations are acceptable). Submissions, suitable for blind review, should be sent to by December 5th 2011. Those interested in being referees or commentators should also contact me. Authors of accepted papers are urged to make, or have made, some kind of audio/visual presentation (e.g. narrated powerpoint or video of talk) though this is not required to present.

For more information visit the conference website at

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