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2008 William James Prize

 

2008 William James Prize for Contributions to the Study of Consciousness


About every year one prize will be awarded for an outstanding published contribution to the empirical or philosophical study of consciousness by a graduate student or postdoctoral scholar/researcher within 5 years of receiving a PhD or other advanced degree. Preference will be giving to theoretical or empirical work using non-imaging techniques.
The prize consists of:

  • An award of USD 1000
  • An invitation to present a plenary address at ASSC12, held from June 19-22, 2008 in Taipei, Taiwan (travel, accommodation, and registration paid by ASSC)
  • A lifetime membership in ASSC

The 2008 William James Prize for Contributions to the Study of Consciousness was awarded to Naotsugu Tsuchiya for Continuous flash suppression reduces negative afterimages (Nature Neuroscience, 2005, 8(8), 1096-101)




Prize Committee:

  • Daniel Dennett, Tufts University, USA (Chair)
  • Chris Frith, University College London, UK
  • Christof Koch, California Institute of Technology, USA
  • Giulio Tononi, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA