Liad Mudrik lab



Hirschhorn, R., Biderman, D., Biderman, N., Yaron, I., Bennett, R., Plotnik, M., & Mudrik, L. (2024). Using virtual reality to induce multi-trial inattentional blindness despite trial-by-trial measures of awareness. Behavior Research Methods. [LINK] [PDF]

Bayne, T., Seth, A. K., Massimini, M., Shepherd, J., Cleeremans, A., Fleming, S. M., Malach, R., Mattingley, J. B., Menon, D. K., Owen, A. M., Peters, M. A. K., Razi, A., & Mudrik, L. (2024). Tests for consciousness in humans and beyond. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. [LINK] [PDF]

Tal, A., Sar-Shalom, M., Krawitz, T., Biderman, D., & Mudrik, L. (2024). Awareness is needed for contextual effects in ambiguous object recognition. Cortex (Vol. 173, pp. 49–60). [LINK] [PDF]


[PREPRINT]: Cogitate Consortium, Ferrante, O. §,  Gorska-Klimowska, U.§, Henin, S.§, Hirschhorn, R.§,  Khalaf, A.§, Lepauvre, A.§, Liu, L.§, Richter, D.§, Vidal, Y.§, Bonacchi, N., Brown, T., Sripad, P., Armendariz, M., Bendtz, K., Ghafari, T.,  Hetenyi, D., Jeschke, J., Kozma, C., Mazumder, D.R., Montenegro, S., Seedat, A., Sharafeldin, A., Yang, S., Baillet, S., Chalmers, D.J., Cichy, R.M., Fallon, F., Panagiotaropoulos, T.I., Blumenfeld, H., de Lange, F.P., Devore, S., Jensen, O., Kreiman, G., Luo, H., Boly, M., Dehaene, S., Koch, C., Tononi, G., Pitts, M.*, Mudrik, L.*,  Melloni, L.*, An adversarial collaboration to critically evaluate theories of consciousness. [LINK] [PDF]

Mudrik, L. (2023). Consciousness: what it is, where it comes from—and whether machines can have it. Nature, 623(7985), 25-26. [LINK]

Mudrik, L., Mylopoulos, M., Negro, N., & Schurger, A. (2023). Theories of consciousness and a life worth living. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 53, 101299. [LINK] [PDF]

[PREPRINT] Butlin P., Long R., Elmoznino E., Bengio Y., Birch J., Constant A., Deane G., Fleming S. M., Frith C., Ji X., Kanai R., Klein C., Lindsay G., Michel M., Mudrik L., M.A.K., Schwitzgebel E., Simon J., & VanRullen R. Consciousness in Artificial Intelligence: Insights from the Science of Consciousness. [LINK] [PDF]

Amir, Y., Yovel, Y., Assaf, Y. & Mudrik, L. (2023), Experiencing without knowing? Empirical evidence for phenomenal consciousness without access, Cognition. [LINK] [PDF]

 Yaron. I., Zeevi. Y., Korisky, U., Marshall, W., & Mudrik, L. (2023),  Progressing, not regressing: a possible solution to the problem of regression to the mean in unconscious processing studies, Psychonomic Bulletin and Review. [LINK] [PDF]

Triggiani, A.I., Kreiman, G., Lewis, C., Maoz, U., Mele, A., Mudrik, L., Roskies, A., Schurger, A., Hallett, M. (2023) What is the intention to move and when does it occur?  Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, [LINK]

Melloni, L.*, Mudrik, L.*, Pitts, M.*, Bentz, K., Ferrante, O., Gorska, U., Hirschhorn, R., Khalaf, A., Kozma, C., Lepauvre, A., Liu, L., Mazumder, D., Richter, D. Zhou, H., Blumenfeld, H., Chalmers, D.J., Devore, S., Fallon, F., de Lange, F.P., Jensen, O., Kreiman, G., Luo1, H., Dehaene., S**, Koch., C.** & Tononi, G.** (2023)  An adversarial collaboration protocol for testing contrasting predictions of global neuronal workspace and integrated information theory, Plos one [LINK] [PDF]


Krasich, K., Simmons, C., Giattino, C.M., De Brigard, F., Sinnott- Armstrong., W., Mudrik, L., & Woldorff, M. (2022) Prestimulus oscillatory brain activity interacts with evoked recurrent processing to facilitate conscious visual perceptionScientific Reports, 12:22126 [LINK] [PDF]

Mudrik, L. and L. Y. Deouell (2022). Neuroscientific evidence for processing without awareness. Annual review of neuroscience 45: 403-423 [LINK] [PDF

Mudrik L. , Gur-Arie I., Amir Y., Shir Y., ... & Roskies, A. (2022). Free will without consciousness?  Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 26(7): 539-622. [ LINK] [ PDF

Bola, M., Furtak, M., & Mudrik, L (2022) The forest, the trees, or both? Hierarchy and interactions between gist and object processing during perception of real-world scenes.  Cognition, 221, 104983. [LINK]

Aberbach-Goodman, S., Buaron, B., Mudrik, L., Mukamel, R. (2022) Same Action, Different Meaning: Neural substrates of Action Semantic Meaning, Cerebral Cortex, 1-11. [LINK

Yaron, I., Melloni, L. Pitts, M. & Mudrik, L. (2022) The ConTraSt database for analyzing and comparing empirical studies of consciousness theories. Nature Human Behaviour, 6(4): 593-604. [LINK]

Hopkins, A., Mudrik, L. & Maoz, U. (2022) How does the absence of a consensus about the neural basis of consciousness and volition affect theorizing about conscious volition? In: Maoz. U. & Sinnott-Armstrong. W. Questions and Answers on Neuroscience, Free Will, and Moral Responsibility. New-York, Oxford University Press, pp. 232-240.

Schurger, A. & Mudrik, L. (2022) How can we determine whether or not an agent is conscious of a bit of information relevant to an action?  In: Maoz. U. & Sinnott-Armstrong. W. Questions and Answers on Neuroscience, Free Will, and Moral Responsibility. New-York, Oxford University Press, pp.213-221 

Bold, J., Mudrik, L. & Maoz, U. (2022) How are arbitrary and deliberate decisions similar and different?  In: Maoz. U. & Sinnott-Armstrong. W. Questions and Answers on Neuroscience, Free Will, and Moral Responsibility. New-York, Oxford University Press, pp.165-174. 

Sinnott-Armstrong, W., Maoz, U. & Mudrik, L. (2022) You are responsible for your unconscious self,  Institute of Arts and Ideas.


Maresch, J., Mudrik, L., and Donchin, O. (2021) Measures of explicit and implicit in motor learning: what we know and what we don’t.  Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews. [LINK]

Melloni, L., Mudrik, L., Pitts, M., and Koch, C. (2021) Making the hard problem of consciousness easier. Science. 372(6545), 911-912. [LINK]

Pavlov, Y. G., Adamian, N., Appelhoff, S., Arvaneh, M., Benwell, C., Beste, C., Bland, Bradford, D. .E, Bublatzky, F., Busch, N., Clayson, P.A., Cruse, D., Czeszumski, A., Dreber, A., Dumas, G., Ehinger, B., Giorgio, G., He, X., Hinojosa, J.A., Huber-Huber, C., Inzlicht, M., Jack, B.N., Johannesson, M., Jones, R., Kalenkovich, E., Kaltwasser, L., Karimi-Rouzbahan, H., Keil, A., König, P., Kouara, L., Kulke, L., Ladouceur, C.D., Langer, N., Liesefeld, H.R., Luque, D., MacNamara, A., Mudrik, L., Muthuraman, M., Neal, L.B., Nilsonne, G., Niso, G., Ocklenburg, S., Oostenveld, R., Pernet, C.R., Pourtois. G., Ruzzoli, M., Sass, S.M., Schaefer, A., Senderecka, M., Snyder, J.S., Tamnes, C.K., Tognoli, E., van Vugt, M.K., Verona, E., Vloeberghs, R., Welke, D., Wessel, J.R., Zakharov, I.Mushtaq, F. (2021). #EEGManyLabs: Investigating the Replicability of Influential EEG Experiments. Cortex. [LINK] [PDF]

Korisky, U. & Mudrik, L. (2021) Dimensions of perception: 3D real-life objects are more readily detected than their 2D images, Psychological Science, 31(6), 663-677. [LINK] [PDF]

Shir, Y., Abudarham, N., & Mudrik, L. (2021). You won’t believe what this guy is doing with the potato: The ObjAct stimulus-set depicting human actions on congruent and incongruent objects. Behavior research methods, 1-15. [LINK] [PDF]


Hirschhorn, R., Kahane, O., Gur-Arie, I., Faivre, N., & Mudrik, L. (2020). Windows of Integration Hypothesis Revisited. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 14, 617187. [LINK] [PDF]

Furtak, M., Doradzińska, M., Ptashynska, A., Mudrik, L., Nowicka, A., Bola, M. (2020) Automatic attention capture by threatening, but not by semantically incongruent natural scene images,  Cerebral Cortex, 30(7), 4158-4168. [LINK] [PDF]

Biderman, D., Shir, Y., & Mudrik, L. (2020). B or 13? Unconscious top-down contextual effects at the categorical, but not the lexical level, Psychological Science, 31(6), 663-677. [LINK] [PDF]

Weil, R. & Mudrik, L. (2020) Detecting falsehood relies on mismatch detection between sentence components. Cognition, 195, [LINK]

Mudrik, L., Levy, D., Gavenas, J. & Maoz, U. (2020) Studying volition with actions that matter: combining the fields of neuroeconomics and the neuroscience of volition? Psychology of Consciousness, 7(1), 67. [LINK]


Maoz, U., Yaffe, G., Koch, C. & Mudrik, L. (2019). Neural precursors of decisions that matter—an ERP study of deliberate and arbitrary choice, eLife, 8. [LINK] [PDF]

Zucker, L. & Mudrik, L. (2019) Understanding associative vs. abstract relations: an ERP study,  Neuropsychologia. 199, 107127. [LINK] [PDF]

Maoz, U., Sita, K., Van Boxtel, J. & Mudrik, L. (2019) Does it matter whether you or your brain did it? An empirical investigation of the influence of the double subject fallacy on moral responsibility judgments,  Frontiers in Psychology, 10, 950. [LINK] [PDF]

Faivre, N., Dubois, J., Schwartz, N. & Mudrik, L. (2019) Imaging object-scene relations processing in visible and invisible natural scenes.  Scientific Reports, 9, 5467. [LIINK] [PDF


Korisky, U. & Mudrik, L. (2018) ‘Real-life’ continuous flash suppression – CFS with real-world objects using augmented reality.  Behavior Research Methods. 1-13. [LINK] [PDF]

Truman, A. & Mudrik, L. (2018) Are incongruent objects harder to identify? The functional significance of the N300 component. Neuropsychologia, 118, 222-232. [LINK] [PDF]

Gelbard-Sagiv, H., Mudrik, L., Koch, C. & Fried, I. (2018) Human single neuron activity precedes emergence of conscious perception. Nature Communications. 9, 2057. [LINK] [PDF]

2017 & earlier

Biderman, N. & Mudrik, L. (2017) Evidence for implicit – but not unconscious – processing of object-scene relations. Psychological Science. 29(2), 266-277. [LINK]

Gelbard-Sagiv, H., * Faivre, N., * Mudrik, L. * & Koch, C. (2016) Low-level awareness accompanies “unconscious” high-level processing during continuous flash suppression. Journal of Vision. 16(1): 1-16. [LINK] [PDF]

Vinson, D.W., Abney, D.H., Amso, D., Chemero, A., Cutting, J.E., Dale, R., Freeman, J.B., Feldman, L.B., Friston, K.J., Gallagher, S., Jordan, J.C., Mudrik, L., Ondobaka, S., Richardson, D.C., Shams, L., Shiffrar, M., Spivey, M.J. (2016). Perception, As You Make It; commentary on Firestone & Scholl. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 

Mudrik, L. (2016). The primary (dis)function of consciousness: (Non)Integration a commentary on Morsella et al., Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 39. [LINK]

Maoz, U., Mudrik, L., Rivlin, R., Ross, I., Mamelak, A., & Yaffe, G. (2015). On reporting the onset of the conscious intention to move.  In: Mele, A. Surrounding Free Will, Oxford University Press.

Mudrik, L. & Maoz, U. (2014) “Me & My Brain”: Exposing Neuroscience's Closet Dualism. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 27(2), 211-221. [LINK

Mudrik, L.,* Faivre, N.* & Koch, C. (2014) Information integration without awareness.  Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 18(9), 488-496. [LINK]

Faivre, N., Mudrik, L., Schwartz, N. & Koch, C. (2014) Multisensory integration in complete unawareness: Evidence from audiovisual congruency priming. Psychological Science, 25, 2006-2016. [LINK]

Mudrik, L., Shalgi, S. Lamy, D. & Deouell., L. (2014) Synchronous contextual irregularities affect early scene perception. Neuropsychologia, 56, 447-458. [LINK]

Mudrik, L., and Koch, C. (2013). Differential processing of invisible congruent and incongruent scenes: A case for unconscious integration. Journal of Vision, 13, 24 1-14. [LINK] [PDF]

Mudrik, L., Deouell, L. & Lamy, D. (2012). Novelty, not integration: Finding the function of conscious awareness. In: Consciousness: Its Nature and Functions. Kreitler, S. & Maimon, O. (Eds.), New York, Nova. Science publishers.

Mudrik, L., Breska, A., Lamy, D., & Deouell, L. Y. (2011) Integration without awareness: expanding the limits of unconscious processing. Psychological Science, 22, 764–770. [LINK]

Mudrik, L., Deouell, L. & Lamy, D. (2011). Scene congruency biases rivalry. Consciousness and Cognition, 20, 756–767. [LINK]

Mudrik, L., Lamy, D. & Deouell, L. (2010). ERP evidence for context congruity effects on perceptual stages of object-scene processing, Neuropsychologia, 48(2), 507-51. [LINK]

Mudrik, L. (2009). Book Review: Welcome to your brain: Why you loose your car keys but never forget how to drive and other puzzles of everyday life. Pragmatics & Cognition, 17(2), 441-449. [PDF]

Lamy, D., Mudrik, L., & Deouell, L. (2008). Unconscious auditory information can prime visual word processing: A process-dissociation procedure study, Consciousness and Cognition, 17(3), 688-698. [LINK]

Mudrik, L., Lamy, D. (2007). Book Review: Inner Presence: Consciousness as a Biological Phenomenon. Pragmatics & Cognition, 15 (2), 379-386. [PDF]

Mudrik, L. (2005) Book Review: The Problem of the Soul. Pragmatics & Cognition, 13 (2), 444-447.