Employment

Postdoctoral researcher
      From October 2021
      Cognition, Values and Behaviour Research Group
      Faculty of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science and the Study of Religion
      Ludwig-Maximilian University Munich, Germany

Education

PhD in Neurophilosophy
      2018 - 2021
      Graduate School of Systemic Neurosciences, Munich Center of Neurosciences – Brain & Mind
      Faculty of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science and the Study of Religion
      Ludwig-Maximilian University Munich, Germany

Research Master in Philosophy
      2016 - 2018
      Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
      Specialization: Philosophy of Mind and Language
      Cum Laude Distinction
      Graduation date: 18 July 2018

Visiting Student, M.A. Philosophy
      April - July 2017
      University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

M.A. in Media Design & Communication
      2014 - 2016
      Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam Hogeschool, The Netherlands
      Graduation date: 17 June 2016

B.A. Joint Honours Degree in Philosophy & Art
      2010 - 2014
      University of Dundee, United Kingdom
      First Class Honours Distinction (Cum Laude Equivalent)
      Graduation date: 19 June 2014

Publications

Peer-reviewed

  • Battich, L., Garzorz, I., Wahn, B., & Deroy, O. (2021). The impact of joint attention on the sound-induced flash illusions. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 83(8), 3056–3068. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13414-021-02347-5

  • Battich, L. & Geurts, B. (2021). Joint attention and perceptual experience. Synthese, 198(9), 8809-8822. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11229-020-02602-6 (published online 2020)

  • Battich, L., Fairhurst, M., & Deroy, O. (2020). Coordinating attention requires coordinated senses. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 27(6), 1126–1138. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13423-020-01766-z

  • Battich, L. (2018). Are non-human primates Gricean? Intentional communication in language evolution. Pulse: A History, Sociology and Philosophy of Science Journal. Vol. 5, 70-88.

Public philosophy

  • “From sharing experiences to sharing a world: Why joint attention needs more than vision”. Tangible Territory Journal. Vol. 1, Issue 3, (October 2021).

  • “The nostalgic impulse”. Supermarket Art Magazine 2018. Legacy: Who Will Survive And What Will Be Left Of Them. Issue 8 (2018). Stockholm: Stockholm Independent Art Fair.

  • “Turning anger into generosity. Martha Nussbaum on anger and forgiveness”. Radboud Reflects Review, (December 2016).

Talks and Poster Presentations

  • 01/2021: “Opening up the Openness of Joint Attention” (virtual). APA Eastern Division Meeting, New York.

  • 08/2020: “The Openness of Joint Attention” (virtual). 10th European Congress of Analytic Philosophy (ECAP 10), University of Utrecht.

  • 07/2020: “Cognitive Penetration of Perception and Implicit Cognition”. Cognition, Values & Behaviour Colloquium, LMU Munich (internal).

  • 05/2020: “The Impact of Joint Attention on the Sound-Induced Visual Illusions” Cognition, Values & Behaviour Colloquium, LMU Munich (internal).

  • 09/2019: “Opening up the Openness of Joint Attention” (poster). Recent Developments in Situated Cognition: Empirical and Philosophical Investigations. Ruhr-Universität Bochum.

  • 07/2019: “Joint Attention beyond Vision” (poster). Aegina Summer School on Social Cognition 2019: Norms & Biases in Social Interactions, Aegina, Greece.

  • 08/2018: “Joint Attention and Common Knowledge: Assessing the Relational Approach” (peer-reviewed). Open Minds XIII Conference, The University of Manchester.

  • 06/2018: “The Relational Approach to Joint Attention”. Research Master WiP Conference, Radboud University.

  • 01/2018: “What Is Joint Attention and What Is It For?”. Center for Cognition, Culture and Language Colloquium, Radboud University (internal).

  • 09/2017: “Carnap's Deflationary Metaontology and the Internal-External Distinction” (peer-reviewed presentation). Salzburg Conference for Young Analytic Philosophy (SOPhiA) 2017.

  • 04/2017: “Ontological Pluralism Across Traditions”. Philosophy Research Master Colloquium, Radboud University (internal).

  • 07/2014: “Jorge Luis Borges and Artistic Collaboration” (invited presentation). Symposium: Studio Jamming: Artist’s Collaborations in Scotland. University of Dundee.

Awards, Scholarships and Grants

  • 2021 Sanders Graduate Student Award, Marc Sanders Foundation and the American Philosophical Association 2021 Eastern Division.

  • 2018 - 2020 Graduate School of Systemic Neurosciences Travel Grants, LMU Munich.

  • From 2018 Neurophilosophy Doctoral Scholarship, Graduate School of Systemic Neurosciences, Munich Center of Neurosciences, LMU Munich.

  • 2016 - 2018 Faculty of Philosophy Scholarships, Radboud University Nijmegen.

  • 2017 Radboud Graduate School of Humanities Travel Grant, Radboud University Nijmegen.

  • 2014 Myer & Jacci Lacome Excellence Prize, University of Dundee.

  • 2014 Philosophy & Art Excellence Prize, University of Dundee.

  • 2014 Roche Continents Award “Youth, Art, Science”, F.H.-La Roche AG, Switzerland.

Organisational

  • 10/2018 - 07/2019: Co-organizer of the Lecture Series: "Collective Values: Deciding the Good (and Bad) Together", hosted by the Chair of Philosophy of Mind and the Munich Center for Ethics, LMU Munich. link

  • 09/2017 - 07/2018: Co-organizer of reading group “Philosophical Logic”. Radboud University.

  • 09/2017: Conference Session Chair. Salzburg Conference for Young Analytic Philosophy 2017.

Extra-curricular Academic Activities and Interdisciplinary Training

  • 10/2019: Seminar on Experimental Methods for Philosophy: “Putting Philosophical Claims to Test". Venice International University.

  • 03/2019: "International Interdisciplinary Computational Cognitive Science Spring School" (IICCSSS). Bernstein Center Freiburg.

  • 01/2019: "R Workshop" Retreat, Oberaudorf, Germany. Cognition, Values & Behaviour, LMU Munich.

  • 10/2018: "The Perception/Cognition Divide" Seminar with prof. Ned Block. Venice International University.

  • From 10/2018: Courses in Neuroscience (MSc), GSN-LMU Munich.

  • 09/2017 - 07/2018: Courses in Cognitive Neuroscience (Research MSc), and Artificial Intelligence (MSc), Radboud University and Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour.

  • 11/2017: “Moral Psychology” Workshop. Led by dr. Mark Alfano. Dutch Research School of Philosophy (OZSW) and TU Delft.

  • 10/2017: “The Cultural Evolution of Social Cognition” Workshop with Richard Menary. University of Amsterdam.

  • 09/2017: “Statistics for Philosophers” PhD Workshop. Led by prof. Pål Ulleberg. University of Oslo.

  • 05/2017: Self-knowledge Workshop with prof. Eric Schwitzgebel and prof. Quassim Cassam. Led by dr. Fleur Jongepier. Radboud University.

  • 02/2017: Philosophy Research Master Winter School. Dutch Research School of Philosophy (OZSW) and University of Groningen.

  • 12/2016: Modeling Minds II Workshop: Levels of Explanation. Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud University.

  • 2013 – 2014: Art and Poetry Reviewer and Contributor. Dundee University Review of the Arts, Dundee.

Teaching

  • 2019 - 2020: Co-examiner for MA and BA theses, Ludwig-Maximilian University Munich.

  • Summer semester 2021: Co-Instructor, “Neurophilosophy: The Philosophy and Neuroscience of Consciousness”, Master seminar for MSc Neuroscience and MSc Neuro-Cognitive Psychology, Ludwig-Maximilian University Munich.

  • Winter semester 2020-21: Co-Instructor, “Representations in Cognitive Science”, MA philosophy seminar, Ludwig-Maximilian University Munich.

  • Summer semester 2020: Co-Instructor, “Neurophilosophy: The Philosophy and Neuroscience of Personal Identity”, Master seminar for MSc Neuroscience and MSc Neuro-Cognitive Psychology, Ludwig-Maximilian University Munich.

  • Summer semester 2019: Co-Instructor, “Epistemology of Perception”, MA philosophy seminar, Ludwig-Maximilian University Munich.

  • 02/2014: Co-Lecturer, “Theories of the Avant-Garde”, graduate lecture and seminar on aesthetics, given together with Dr. Cornelia Sollfrank, University of Dundee.

Languages and Skills

  • Spanish: Mothertongue
  • English: Excellent
  • Italian: Fluent
  • French: Intermediate reading; basic speaking and writing
  • German: Basic conversational level (currently learning)

  • Skills:
    • Programming: LaTeX, R, Python, JavaScript, JQuery, HTML5, CSS3.
    • Software: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premier Pro.

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