Monthly Archives: February 2011

Is our self nothing but reward?

In a new article entitled “Is our self nothing but reward?“, Georg Northoff and I discuss the potential relationship between reward and self. We explore these notoriously challenging concepts in an attempt to suggest ways in which brain researchers from … Continue reading

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Brains never rest

Whilst part of what we perceive comes through our senses from the object before us, another part (and it may be the larger part) always comes out of our own head. When William James, the preeminent psychologist and philosopher, wrote … Continue reading

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