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  • Publish Date:2016/10/11
    Modify Date:2017/03/29
Timothy Joseph Lane
  • Position:Joint-appointed Research Fellow
  • TEL:886-2-37897297
  • FAX:886-2-2785-1787
  • Mail:timothylane@gate.sinica.edu.tw
Timothy Joseph Lane

Current

EDUCATION

  • St. Louis University High School (St. Louis, MO).
  • Indiana University (Bloomington, IN). BA.
  • University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA). Ph. D.
  • Washington University (in St. Louis, MO). Post-doctoral studies.

MAJOR EXPERIENCE

  • Principal Investigator: National Chengchi University, Research Center for Mind, Brain, and Learning.
  • Full Professor, National Chengchi University

SPECIALISM

  • Science and philosophy of consciousness
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Neuroethics
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Philosophy of Psychology/Cognitive Science/Neuroscience
  • Philosophy of Science

ACADEMIC SERVICE

  • 意識科學國際研究學會 (Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness)
  • 美國心理科學學會 (Association for Psychological Science)
  • 台灣哲學學會
  • 台灣認知神經科學學會

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Recent Published and Forthcoming Manuscripts:
(In preparation) Baseline alpha-band spectral power differences predict susceptibility to the rubber hand illusion.
(Submitted) Identifying a role for executive function in the rubber-hand illusion. (Co-authored with Su-Ling Yeh)
(Under review) Timing disownership in the rubber hand illusion. (Co-authored with Su-Ling Yeh)
2016 (In print) Neuroexistentialism, Eudaimonics, and Positive Illusions. In B. Kaldis, Ed. Mind and Society: Cognitive Science Meets the Social Sciences. Synthese Library Series, Springer. (Co-authored with Owen Flanagan.)
2016 (In print) Attention and memory-driven effects in action studies. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. (Co-authored with P. Tseng and B. Bridgeman)
2016 (July) The trajectory of self. Cell: Trends in cognitive sciences. 20, 7, 481-482. (Co-authored with G. Northoff, N. Duncan, T. Cheng).
2016 Spontaneous activity in default-mode network predicts ascription of self-relatedness to stimuli. Social Cognitive Affective Neuroscience (Co-authored with P. Qin, G. Northoff, et al.)
2016 (September 16) Rationality: Constraints and Contexts. Elsevier-Oxford (Co-edited with T. W. Hung.)
2016 (September 16) Rationality and its contexts. In Hung, T. W. and Lane, T. Eds. Rationality: Constraints and Contexts. Elsevier-Oxford. pp. 3-13.
2016 (September 16) Are depressive ruminations rational? In Hung, T. W. and Lane, T. Eds. Rationality: Constraints and Contexts.Elsevier-Oxford. 
(Co-authored with Georg Northoff.) pp. 119-143.
2015 Self, belonging, and conscious experience: A critique of subjectivity theories of consciousness. In R. Gennaro, Ed. Disturbed Consciousness: New Essays on Psychopathology and Theories of Consciousness. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. pp. 103-140.  
2015 Resting state glutamate predicts pre-stimulus alpha increase during  
self-relatedness—A combined EEG-MRS study on rest-self overlap. Social
Neuroscience. DOI: 10.1080/17470919.2015.1072582 (Co-corresponding with Northoff, G.)
2015 GABAA Receptor Deficits Predict Recovery in Patients With Disorders of
Consciousness: A Preliminary Multimodal [11C] Flumazenil PET and fMRI
Study. Human Brain Mapping doi: 10.1002/hbm.22883. (Co-authored with P.
Qin, G. Northoff, et al.)
2014 When actions feel alien: An explanatory model. In Hung, T. W. Ed. Communicative Action. Springer Science+Business Media. pp. 53-74. 
2013 Neuroexistentialism, Eudaimonics, and Positive Illusions. In B. Kaldis, Ed. Mind and Society: Cognitive Science Meets the Social Sciences. Synthese Library Series, Springer. (Co-authored with Owen Flanagan.)
2012 Toward an Explanatory Framework for Mental Ownership. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 11(2): 251-286.
2011 Self-Consciousness and Immunity. The Journal of Philosophy 108, 2: 78-99. (Co-authored with Caleb Liang)
2010 The Threshold of Wakefulness, the Experience of Control, and Theory Development. Consciousness and Cognition 19: 1095-1096. (Co-authored with C. M. Yang)
2010 What Subjective Experiences Determine the Perception of Falling Asleep During the Sleep Onset Period? Consciousness and Cognition 19: 1084-1092. (Co-authored with C. M. Yang et al.)
2010 The Ethics of False Belief. EurAmerica Vol. 40, 3: 591-633. (TSSCI).
2010 Issues at the Intersection of Ethics, Evolution, and Neuroscience. EurAmerica Vol. 40, 3: 519-527.
2010 Mental Ownership and Higher-Order Thought Analysis (July) 70, 3: 496-501. (Co-authored with Caleb Liang)
2009 Higher-Order Thought and Pathological Selves: The Case of Somatoparaphrenia Analysis (October) 69: 661-668. (Co-authored with Caleb Liang)
2008 Higher-Order Thought and the Problem of Radical Confabulation The Southern Journal of Philosophy XLVI (1): 69-98. (Co-authored with Caleb Liang)
2008 Pain without Power NCCU Philosophical Journal 20: 123-182.

NOTES

Academic Awards and Honors:
  • National Honor Society, 1967-1971 (Anna F. Backer Chapter)
  • Joseph and Frances Morgan-Swain Fellow, 1971-1973.
  • National Defense Education Act Fellow, 1976-1978.
  • Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow, 1981-1982.
  • National Institute of Mental Health Fellow, 1982-1984.
  • Pacific-Cultural Foundation Fellow, 1984-1985.
  • Outstanding Pedagogy Award, National Chengchi University, 2002-2003.
  • Innovative Course Design Award, Ministry of Education, 2006. 
  • Scholarly Research Internationalization Award, National Chengchi University, 2007.
  • Outstanding Research Award, National Chengchi University, 2010-2011
  • National Science Council Special Achievement Award, 2011-2012 (100-3114-C-004-001-ES)
  • National Science Council Outstanding Research Award, 2012. (Taiwan National
  • Science Council/Ministry of Science and Technology, highest award for achievement in research.).
  • Excellence in Research Award, National Chengchi University, 2012. (The highest award for research bestowed by National Chengchi University.).
  • National Science Council Special Achievement Award, 2012-2013. 
  • Distinguished Research Professorship, Institute of Neuroscience, National Chengchi University, 2012-2015. (Offer declined.) 
  • Major External Research Grant Award, Taipei Medical University, 2014. 
  • Wayne G. Basler Chair of Excellence for the Integration of the Arts, Rhetoric, and Science, Eastern Tennessee State University, 2014-2015.
  • Taipei Medical University, Philosophy of Mind-Chaired Professorship, February 1, 2012~Present. 
 
Scholarships, Fellowships, and Grants: 
  • Tuition Assistance Scholarship, St. Louis University High School (St. Louis, MO). 1967-1971.
  • Joseph and Frances Morgan-Swain Fellowship, Indiana University (Bloomington, IN), 1971-1973.
  • Teaching Assistant and Teaching Fellowships, University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA), 1974-1979. 
  • National Defense Education Act Fellowship, 1976-1978.
  • Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship, 1981-1982.
  • National Institute of Mental Health Fellowship, 1982-1984. (1 F31 MH 08417-01)
  • Pacific-Cultural Foundation Fellowship, 1984-1985.
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO) Fellowship, 1991-1992 & 1995-1996.
  • PI—National Science Council Research Grant, 2008-2011. Title: “Self and Conscious Experience.” Grant Number: 97-2410-H-004-154-MY3.
  • PI—National Science Council Research Grant, 2011-2014. Title: “Belongingness: the mental ownership theory and research program.” Grant Number: 100-2410-H-004-139-MY3. 
  • PI—National Science Council Research Grant, 2013-2014. Title: “Does neural activity during reward predict self-relatedness?” Grant Number: 102-2420-H-038-002-MY2. 
  • PI—National Science Council Research Grant, 2013-2015. Title: “Self, Consciousness, and Neurophilosophy.” Grant Number: 102-2420-H-038-001-MY3. 
  • PI—Taipei Medical University, Laboratory Start-Up Grant, 2013-2014.
  • PI—National Science Council Research Grant, 2013-2016. Title: “Cultivation of Young Scholars: Philosophy of Consciousness.” Grant Number 102-2420-H-038-004-MY3. 
  • PI—Taipei Medical University, Research Team Grant (Brain and Consciousness), 2013~2015.  
  • Co-PI—Ministry of Science and Technology Research Grant, 2014~2015. “The 
  • neurophysiological basis of consciousness transition during sleep onset period: an 
  • fMRI study.” MOST 103-2420-H-004-MY2. 
  • PI—Ministry of Science and Technology Research Grant, 2014~2015.  “Predictions of therapeutic effects of Zolpidem in disorders of consciousness patients—a multimodal imaging study.” Grant Number: MOST 103-2811-H-038 -002. 
  • PI—Ministry of Science and Technology Research Grant, 2015~2017. Title: “An fMRI Study of Moral Judgment: The modulating effects of emotion and religious belief.” Grant Number: MOST 104-2420-H-038-001-MY3. 

 

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