Interview with Schule heute (in German)

April 15, 2020

I talked with Schule heute about unconscious biases and how they pose challenges especially for teachers.

Video online - Public Talk "Das Unbewusste in der gegenwärtigen 


July 3, 2019

At the University of Hamburg, I presented my research on the unconscious in contemporary psychology focussing on implicit bias and repression.

Newspaper Interview (WAZ, in German) 

June 2, 2018

I was interviewed by the WAZ about my research on implicit bias and repression.

Talk at Symposium Kortizes 2020 - Wo sitzt der Geist? Von Leib und Seele zur erweiterten Kognition

March 14, 2020

I present my non-representational view of the unconscious mind at the popular science symposium "Kortizes 2020" in Nürnberg.

Keynote lecture at Junglehrertag NRW 2019

March 30, 2019

I had the great opportunity to present the topic of implicit bias, their influence on behavior, and what to do against it to a great audience of young teachers.  

Press release: How humans repress prejudices

May 16, 2018

A press release by the RUB press department on the publication of my paper "Are the States Underlying Implicit Bias Unconscious? - A Neo-Freudian Answer". The German version can be found here.

Newspaper - Interview (WAZ, in German)

January 4, 2020

For WAZ, Maren Schürmann asked me about the role of implicit cognition in the generation of first impressions.

Radio Interview (WDR5, in German) 

July 6, 2018

I had a live interview in the radio show Neugier genügt about implicit bias and unconscious prejudice.

Video online: public talk "Can Cells Cause Behaviors of Organisms?"

May 11, 2018

​I was invited by the Department for Biophysics in Bremen to give a talk in their public lecture series. In the talk, I discuss the question whether biological parts and wholes can causally interact, why philosophers think that that's impossible, and why I think that part-whole causation would be good to have and how we can have it.

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