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Dr James Moore


Associate Investigator

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External Address

Department of Psychology
Goldsmiths, University of London, UK

Recent Grants Awarded

  • ARC CCD Cross Program Support Scheme (2013) "Understanding multiple components of self: Agency and body representation in healthy and impaired cognition". Polito, V., Zopf, R., Williams, M., Barnier, A., Langdon, L., Moore, J., & Morgan, H. ($20,000)
  • Bial Foundation (GBP44,000) (2012) "Mechanisms of self-other distinction in mirror-touch synaesthesia". Moore, J.W. ($81,100)

Media Engagement

Selected Publications

Book Chapters

  • Morgan, H.L., Fletcher, P.C., & Moore, J.W. (In Press). Agency and ownership in the psychotic state. In A. Mishara (Ed.), Phenomenological neuropsychiatry: Bridging the gap with clinical neuroscience. New York: Springer.


  • Zopf, R., Polito, V., & Moore, J. (2018). Resisting the link between body and agency: Visual movement congruency enhances intentional binding but is not body-specific. Scientific Reports, 8, 196. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-18492-7
  • Wolpe, N., Moore, J.W., Rae, C.L., Rittman, T., Altena, E., Haggard, P., & Rowe, J.B. (2014). A medial frontal-prefrontal network for the awareness of voluntary action: Insights from the Corticobasal Syndrome. Brain, 137, 208-220.
  • Kranick, S.M., Moore, J.W., Yusuf, N., Martinez, V.T., LaFever, K., Edwards, M.I., Mehta, A.R., Collins, P., Harrison, N.A., Haggard, P., Hallett, M., & Voon, V. (2013). Action-effect binding is decreased in motor conversion disorder: Implications for sense of agency. Movement Disorders, 28(8), 1110-1116.
  • Moore, J.W., Cambridge, V.C., Morgan, H., Giorlando, F., Adapa, R., & Fletcher, P.C. (2013). Time, action and psychosis: Using subjective time to investigate the effects of ketamine on sense of agency. Neuropsychologia, 51(2), 377-384.
  • Moore, J.W., Teufel, C., Subramaniam, N., Davis, G., & Fletcher, P.C. (2013). Attribution of intentional causation influences the perception of observed movements: Behavioural evidence and neural correlates. Frontiers in Perception Science, 4, 23.
  • Moore, J.W., & Fletcher, P.C. (2012). Sense of agency in health and disease: A review of cue integration approaches. Consciousness and Cognition, 21(1), 59-68.
  • Moore, J.W., & Obhi, S.S. (2012). Intentional binding and the sense of agency: A review. Consciousness and Cognition, 21(1), 546-­561.
  • Moore, J.W., Middleton, D., Haggard, P., & Fletcher, P.C. (2012). Investigating implicit and explicit aspects of sense of agency. Consciousness & Cognition, 21(4), 1748-­1753.
  • Coull, J. T., Morgan, H., Cambridge, V.C., Moore, J.W., Giorlando, F., Adapa, R., Corlett, P.R., & Fletcher, P.D. (2011). Ketamine perturbs perception of the flow of time in healthy volunteers. Psychopharmacology, 218(3), 543-556.
  • Hauser, M., Moore, J.W., de Millas , W., Gallinat, J., Heinz, A., Haggard, P., & Voss, M. (2011). Altered awareness of action in patients with a putative prodrome of psychosis. Schizophrenia Research, 126, 20-27.
  • Moore, J.W., Dickinson, A., & Fletcher, P. (2011). Sense of agency, associative learning and schizotypy. Consciousness and Cognition, 20(3), 792-800.
  • Moore, J.W., Turner, D.C., Corlett, P.R., Arana, F.S., Morgan, H.L., Absalom , A.R., Adapa, R. De Wit, S., Everitt, J.C., Gardner, J.M., Pigott, J.S., Haggard, P., & Fletcher, P.C. (2011). Ketamine administration in healthy volunteers reproduces aberrant agency experiences associated with schizophrenia. Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, 16(4), 364-381.

Published Abstracts

  • Coltheart, V., Mondy, S., & Moore, J. (2001). Effects of repetition on the report of RSVP sequences of familiar and novel objects [Abstract]. Journal of Vision, 1(3), 99a.

Published Conference Proceedings

  • Coyle, D., Moore, J.W., Kristenssen, P.O., Fletcher, P.C., & Blackwell, A.F. (2012). did that! Measuring user’s experience of agency in their own actions. In J. Konstan, E.H. Chi & K. Höök (Ed.), Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 2025-2034). Austin, USA: ACM Digital Library.

Conference Presentations, Colloquia, and other presentations

  • Polito, V., Zopf, R., Williams, M., Barnier, A., Langdon, R., Moore, J., & Morgan, H. (2016, August). Understanding multiple components of self: Agency and body representation in healthy and impaired cognition. Paper presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, The Fairmont Resort, Leura.
  • Moore, J. (2015, December). What is the sense of agency and why does it matter? Invited colloquium at the DNC/NeuroCampus Aarhus Seminar Series, Aarhus University, Denmark.
  • Moore, J., Cioffi, M.C., & Banissy, M. (2015, November). ‘Am I moving?’ An illusion of agency and ownership in mirror-touch synaesthesia. Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Moore, J. (2015, May). Was that me? Exploring the sense of agency in health and disease. Keynote paper presented at the Banff Annual Seminar In Cognitive Science, Banff, Canada.
  • Moore, J.W. (2013, September). The experience of being an agent. Keynote paper presented at the Experimental Philosophy Society Annual Meeting, Bristol, UK.
  • Moore, J.W., & Fletcher, P.C. (2013, April). Using ketamine to explore aberrant experiences of agency associated with schizophrenia. Presentation given at the British Psychological Society Annual Meeting, Harrogate, UK.

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