November 23, 2023
LOOPS - A panel discussion with John-Dylan Haynes, AA Cavia & Beate Krickel
LOOPS is organized by students of the design&computation master program at TU Berlin/UdK Berlin. The topic was whether or how AI forces us to rethink our concept of intelligence. I use the example of unconscious vision to show how I think we should deal with conceptual changes due to technological and scientific advances.
July 3, 2019
Video online - Public Talk "Das Unbewusste in der gegenwärtigen
At the University of Hamburg, I presented my research on the unconscious in contemporary psychology focussing on implicit bias and repression.
November 01, 2022
Article on the unconscious mind in Gehirn&Geist
I wrote a popular science article for the German magazine Gehirn&Geist on the question of whether there is an unconscious mind and the conceptual challenges that arise for empirical unconscious mindresearch.
November 15, 2020
Talk at Symposium Kortizes 2020 - Wo sitzt der Geist? Von Leib und Seele zur erweiterten Kognition
I present my non-representational view of the unconscious mind at the popular science symposium "Kortizes 2020" in Nürnberg.
March 30, 2019
Keynote lecture at Junglehrertag NRW 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.
May 16, 2018
Press release: How humans repress prejudices
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.
March 14, 2022
Newspaper Interview (WAZ, in German)
Maren Schürmann interviewed me about how prejudices and implicit biases arise and how they manipulate us - and whether crises like the pandemic or the Ukraine war reinforce our prejudices and biases.
May 11, 2018
Video online: public talk "Can Cells Cause Behaviors of Organisms?"
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.