Berit Brogaard, D.M.Sci, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Psychology at the University of Missouri, Saint Louis, the American editor of the international philosophy journal *Erkenntnis* and President for
the Central States Philosophical Association. Before returning to the States she held a 2-year research
fellowship at the Centre for Consciousness at the Australian National University, where she worked on
perception and the contents of consciousness, with David Chalmers (author of: The Conscious Mind).
She has a doctor of medical science in in neuroscience from University of Copenhagen and a Ph.D. in philosophy. Her
current research is located at the intersection of philosophy of mind, psychology and neuroscience. Her most current
project investigates the potential adaptive advantages of agency, authorship and intentional action. She
is also the P.I. of a synesthesia research team that studies unconscious color processing in subjects with
higher synesthesia. She has authored or co-authored papers which have appeared in various journals
and edited volumes, including: Noûs, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Philosophical
Quarterly, Australasian Journal of Philosophy, Philosophical Perspectives, American Philosophical
Quarterly, Analysis, Mind and Language, The Monist, Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, Synthese and
Canadian Journal of Philosophy. Her edited book volume *Does Perception have Content?* is scheduled
to appear with Oxford University Press in 2011. She is currently working on a book called *Lovesick Love*,co-authored with relationship expert Catherine Behan.
automated action, consciousness, emotions, ethics, intentional action, introspection, irrational emotions, love, personality, self-knowledge, sleepmurder, synesthesia, the unconscious, unconscious cognition, unconscious emotions
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