My newest monograph, Cognitive Film and Media Ethics, is out now with Oxford University Press. More information here: Cognitive Film and Media Ethics provides a grounding in the use of cognitive science to address key questions in film, television and screen media ethics. This book extends past works in cognitive media studies to answer normative… Read more

For those of you who enjoy the movie “Inside Out,” here’s an article I just published in Film-Philosophy about its unique animation of memory, emotion and imagination. The film requests an effortful thinking through of their relations, and recognises a similar effortfulness in growing up, thinking through our own thoughts and a developing metacognition as… Read more

My two latest articles are now online. “Criminals at Play: Oedipus, Rope, and Telltale’s The Walking Dead,” is published in Culture, Theory and Critique and contrasts different acts of storytelling – theatre, film and games – as spaces of narrative play. The article is included in Celia Lam and Melissa Brown’s upcoming “Playful Encounters” special issue of… Read more