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Altered States: Resting State and Default Mode as Psychopathology

  • Ben Alderson-DayEmail author
  • Felicity Callard
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Abstract

Psychologist Ben Alderson-Day and geographer Felicity Callard share an interest in understanding how interdisciplinary approaches to the brain sciences that involve the social sciences and humanities can help open up new research questions and methods through which to understand pathological and non-pathological states of mind. Both have been interested in the fertility of resting-state research paradigms and the default mode network in this regard. Ben has collaborated on novel experimental investigations of inner experience during the resting state, and Felicity has focused on how tracing historical antecedents of resting-state research might reorient certain current scientific assumptions.

Keywords

Autism Default mode network fMRI Psychopathology Psychosis Resting state 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Durham UniversityDurhamUnited Kingdom

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