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Windt, J. M. (2015): Dreaming: A Conceptual Framework for Philosophy of Mind and Empirical Research. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Publications in peer-reviewed journals

  • Windt, J. M. (2016). From Indian philosophy to cognitive neuroscience: two empirical case studies for Ganeri’s Self. Philosophical Studies, 1-13. doi: 10.1007/s11098-016-0826-9
  • Windt, J. M., Nielsen, T., & Thompson, E. (2016). Does consciousness disappear in dreamless sleep? Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 20(12), 871-882. doi: 10.1016/j.tics.2016.09.006
  • Windt, J. M. (2016). Dreaming, imagining, and first-person methods in philosophy: commentary on Evan Thompson’s Waking, Dreaming, Being. Philosophy East & West, 66(3), 959-981.
  • Windt, J. M. (2016). We Need to Go Deeper! Conceptual and Methodological Considerations on the Depth of Dream Experience. Constructivist Foundations, 11(2), 429-432.
  • Windt, J. M., Harkness, D. L., & Lenggenhager, B. (2014). Tickle me, I think I might be dreaming! Sensory attenuation, self-other distinction, and predictive processing in lucid dreams. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8.
  • Windt, J. M. (2013): Minding the dream self: Perspectives from the analysis of self-experience in dreams. In Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 36(6), 633.
  • Windt, J. M. (2013): Reporting dream experience: Why (not) to be skeptical about dream reports. In Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 7.
  • Voss, U.; Schermelleh-Engel, K.; Windt, J. M.; Frenzel, C.; Hobson, J. A. (2013): Measuring consciousness in dreams: The lucidity and consciousness in dreams scale. In Consciousness and Cognition 22, pp. 8–21.
  • Windt, J. M., & Noreika, V. (2011): How to integrate dreaming into a general theory of consciousness—A critical review of existing positions and suggestions for future research. Consciousness and Cognition, 20(4), 1091–1107.
  • Noreika, V.; Windt, J. M.; Arstila, V.; Falter, C. M.; Kiverstein, J. D.; Revonsuo, A. (2010): The subjective and objective duration of static NREM sleep dreams. In International Journal of Dream Research 3 (Supplement 1), pp. S6-S7.
  • Windt, J.M. (2010): The immersive spatiotemporal hallucination model of dreaming. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences, 9, 295-316.
  • Noreika, V., Windt, J.M. Lenggenhager, B. & Karim, A.A. (2010): New perspectives for the study of lucid dreaming: From brain stimulation to philosophical theories of self-consciousness. International Journal of Dream Research, 3 (1), 36-45.
  • Noreika, V. & Windt, J. M. (2008): On the importance of 19th century dream research: Progress in dream research between Aristotle’s work on dreaming and the discovery of REM sleep. Sleep Medicine, 9, 919.

Invited book chapters & encyclopedia entries

  • Windt, J.M. (2015): Just in Time—Dreamless sleep experience as pure subjective temporality: A commentary on Evan Thompson. In T. Metzinger & J. M. Windt (Eds). Open MIND: 37(C). Frankfurt am Main: MIND Group. doi: 10.15502/9783958571174 [peer reviewed]
  • Windt, J.M. (2015): Dreams & dreaming. Entry for the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. [peer reviewed]
  • Metzinger, T. & Windt, J. M. (2015). What Does it Mean to Have an Open Mind? In T. Metzinger & J. M. Windt (Eds). Open MIND:  0(GI). Frankfurt am Main: MIND Group.  doi: 10.15502/9783958571044
  • Metzinger, T. & Windt, J.M. (2014): Die phänomenale Signatur des Wissens: Experimentelle Philosophie des Geistes mit oder ohne Intuitionen? In Thomas Grundmann, Joachim Horvath & Jens Kipper (eds.): Experimentelle Philosophie. Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp. [peer reviewed]
  • Windt, J.M. (2014): Träume, Bewusstsein und das Selbst. Eine Analyse aus Sicht der Philosophie des Geistes. In Helmut Fink & Reiner Rosenzweig (eds): Bewusstsein – Selbst – Ich: Die Hirnforschung und das Subjektive. Münster: mentis.
  • Windt, J. M. (2014): Dreams, protoconsciousness & and minimal phenomenal selves. Commentary on Allan Hobson’s William James Lectures on Dream Consciousness at Roehampton in 2008. In J. Allan Hobson & Nicholas Tranquillo (eds.): A New Approach to the Brain and Its Mind. Springer.
  • Windt, J. M.; Schredl, M.; Hobson, J. A. (2013): Träumen. In Achim Stephan & Sven Walter (eds.): Handbuch Kognitionswissenschaft. Stuttgart: Metzler. [peer reviewed]
  • Windt, J. M.; Metzinger, T. (2012): The self in dreams. In Deirdre Barrett (ed.): Encyclopedia of Sleep and Dreams. The Evolution, Function, Nature, and Mysteries of Slumber. Santa Barbara, Calif: Greenwood.
  • Windt, J. M. (2011): Altered consciousness in philosophy. In E. Cardeña & M. Winkelman (eds.), Altering Consciousness. Multidisciplinary Perspectives. Volume 1: History, Culture, and the Humanities. Santa Barbera, Denver & Oxford: Praeger.
  • Windt, J. M. & Metzinger, T. (2007): The philosophy of dreaming and self-consciousness: What happens to the experiential subject during the dream state? In D. Barrett & P. McNamara (eds.), The New Science of Dreaming, Vol 3: Cultural and Theoretical Perspectives. Westport, CT and London: Praeger Perspectives/Greenwood Press.

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