Monthly Archives: May 2013

Know versus Familiar

We’ve just submitted the follow-up paper to my Consciousness and Cognition article…  It’s a neat little experiment with some interesting findings – if I do say so myself, haha! Email me [helenwilliams098 @] if you’d like a copy of the draft manuscript.

Know versus Familiar: Differentiating states of awareness in others’ subjective reports of recognition

Helen L. Williams & Chris J.A. Moulin

(A wordle of the manuscript from


Movie review: “The Place Beyond the Pines”

Yesterday I went to see “The Place Beyond the Pines”.  A movie that would get my vote for best film at the Oscars next year… It probably won’t as a) it’s not ‘that kind of movie’ and b) it hasn’t been released at the right time of year, but I loved it.  And I hope it will at least get nominated.

Here’s the trailer:


So, SPOILER ALERT.  To talk about some of the things I liked best about the movie I am going to have to give away some events that happened in the film.  If you haven’t seen it yet and plan on going then STOP READING NOW! Continue reading