Narayanan Srinivasan

Speech title:
Intentions, control, outcome content, and sense of agency


Dr. Narayanan Srinivasan is currently Professor at the Centre of Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences (CBCS), University of Allahabad. He headed the Centre from 2009 to 2018. Dr. Srinivasan has been a visiting scientist at the Riken Brain Science Institute and Visiting Professor at University of Rome. He has a Master degree in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Science and PhD in Psychology from University of Georgia. He worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Louisville. He also worked at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore for two years before joining one of the first centres for Cognitive Science in India. He has been working at CBCS for more than fifteen years.

Dr. Srinivasan is interested in understanding mental processes especially attention, emotions, consciousness, self, and decision making using multiple methodologies. Dr. Srinivasan has edited nine books and four special issues. He has more than 150 journal publications, book chapters and full papers in conference proceedings. Dr. Srinivasan is a fellow of Association for Psychological Science, National Academy of Psychology (India), and Psychonomic Society.

He is currently an associate editor of Frontiers in Cognitive Science, Cognitive Processing, Royal Society Open Science, and Neuroscience of Consciousness. He has been the Secretary-General and is currently the President-Elect of National Academy of Psychology (India). He is also a founder member of Association for Cognitive Science, India.