September 26, 2021


  1. Fotopoulou A  & Tsakiris M (2017) Mentalizing homeostasis: the social origins of interoceptive inference. Neuropsychoanalysis, in press. The full open access article can be found here
  2. Azevedo RT, Garfinkel S, Crtichley H & Tsakiris M (2017) Cardiac afferent activity modulates the expression of racial stereotypes. Nature Communications, 7, 13854
  3. Filippetti ML & Tsakiris M (2016) Heartfelt embodiment: changes in body-ownership and self-identification produce distinct changes in interoceptive accuracy. Cognition, in press
  4. Maister L, Hodossy L & Tsakiris M (in press) You fill my heart : looking at one’s partner increases interoceptive accuracy. Psychology of Consciousness : Theory, Research & Practice, in press.
  5. Pollatos O, Herbert BM, Berberich G, Zaudig M, Krauseneck T & Tsakiris M (2016). Atypical self-focus effect on Interoceptive Accuracy in Anorexia Nervosa. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience,
  6. Sel A, Azevedo RT & Tsakiris M (2016) Heartfelt Self: Cardio-visual integration affects self-face recognition and interoceptive cortical processing. Cerebral Cortex, in press
  7. Ainley V, Apps MAJ, Fotopoulou A & Tsakiris M (2016) Bodily Precision’: A Predictive Coding Account of Individual Differences in Interoceptive Accuracy. Philosophical Transactions, Series B, Biological Sciences, in press
  8. Payne S & Tsakiris M (2016) Anodal transcranial direct current stimulation of right temporoparietal area inhibits self-recognitio. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, in press
  9. Moro V, Pernigo S, Tsakiris M, Avesani R, Edelstyn NM, Jenkinson PM, Fotopoulou A. (2016) Motor versus body awareness: voxel based lesion analysis in anosognosia for hemiplegia and somatoparaphrenia following right hemispheric stroke. Cortex, 83:62-77. doi: 10.1016/j.cortex.2016.07.001.
  10. Farmer H, Apps MAJ & Tsakiris M (2016). Reputation in an Economic Game Modulates Premotor Cortex Activity during Action Observation. European Journal of Neuroscience, 44(5):2191-201. doi: 10.1111/ejn.13327
  11. Tsakiris M (2016) The multisensory basis of the self: From body to identity to others. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology,17:1-13
  12. Mayer KN, Ghadri J-R, Jaguszewski M, Scherff F, Saguner A, Kazemian E, Baumann C, Jenewein J, Tsakiris M,  Lüscher TF, Brugger P, Templin C (2016) Takotsubo cardiomyopathy – a close connection to the brain: a prospective study investigating neuropsychiatric traits. International Journal of Cardiology (in press)
  13. Payne S, Tsakiris M & Maister L (2016). Can the self become another? Investigating the effects of self-association with a new facial identity. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. 7:1-13
  14. Maister L & Tsakiris M (2016) Intimate imitation: automatic motor imitation in romantic relationships. Cognition, 152:108-13
  15. Azevedo RT, Ainley V & Tsakiris M (2016). Cardio-visual integration modulates the subjective perception of affectively neutral stimuli. International Journal of Psychophysiology,99:10-7.
  16. Sel A, Harding R &  Tsakiris M (2016) Electrophysiological correlates of self-specific prediction errors in the human brain, NeuroImage 125:13-24 Click here to view online
  17. Tajadura-Jiménez A,  Tsakiris M. Marquardt T, Bianchi-Berthouze N. (2015). Action sounds update the mental representation of arm dimension: contributions of kinaesthesia and agency. Frontiers in Psychology, 6:689. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00689. eCollection 2015. Open access version can be found here 
  18. Ainley V, Maister L & Tsakiris M (2015). Heartfelt Empathy? No Association between Interoceptive Awareness, Questionnaire Measures of Empathy, Reading the Mind in the Eyes test or the Director Task. Frontiers in Psychology: Consciousness Research. 6:554. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00554. Open access version can be found here
  19. Ganos C, Garrido A, Navalpotro I,Ricardi L, Martino D, Edwards MJ, Tsakiris M, Haggard P & Bhatia KP (2015). Premonitory urge to tic in Tourette’s is associated with interoceptive awareness. Movement Disorders. doi: 10.1002/mds.26228. In press
  20. Apps, M.A.J.,Tajadura-Jiménez, A., Sereno M., Blanke, O. & Tsakiris, M (2015). Plasticity in unimodal and multimodal brain areas reflects multisensory changes in self-face identification. Cerebral Cortex, 25(1):46-55. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bht199. Epub 2013 Aug 20.. Click here to view online and here for the authors’ version
  21. Durlik C & Tsakiris M (2015). Decreased interoceptive accuracy following social exclusion. International Jounral of Psychophysiology. 96(1):57-63. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2015.02.020. Epub 2015 Feb 18
  22. Maister L, Slater M, Sanchez-Vives MV & Tsakiris M (2015). Changing bodies changes minds: owning another body affects social cognition. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 19(1):6-12. doi: 10.1016/j.tics.2014.11.001.
  23. Meneguzzo P, Tsakiris M, Schioth HB, Stein DJ, Brooks S (2014). Subliminal versus supraliminal stimuli activate neural responses in anterior cingulate corrtex, fusiform gyrus and insula: a meta-analysis of fMRI studies. BMC Psychology. 2(1):52. doi: 10.1186/s40359-014-0052-1. eCollection 2014.Click here to download the paper
  24. Maister L, Cardini F, Zamriola G, Serino A & Tsakiris M (2015). Your Place or Mine: Shared Sensory Experiences Elicit a Remapping of Peripersonal Space . Neuropsychologia, 70:455-61. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2014.10.027. Epub 2014 Oct 28
  25. Tsakiris, M & De Preester H (2014). Sensitivity to Differences in the Motor Origin of Drawings: From Human to Robot. PLoS One, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0102318. Click here to download the paper
  26. Ainley, V., Brass, M., & Tsakiris, M (2014). Heartfelt Imitation: : high interoceptive awareness is linked to greater automatic imitation. Neuropsychologia, 60:21-8. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2014.05.010. Epub 2014 May 27. Click here to download the author’s version and here to view online
  27. Durlik, C., Cardini, F., & Tsakiris, M. (2014).  Being watched: The effect of social self-focus on interoceptive and exteroceptive somatosensory perception . Consciousness & Cognition, 25, 42-50. doi: 10.1016/j.concog.2014.01.010. Click here to view online and here to download the author’s version.
  28. Farmer, H. Maister L, & Tsakiris, M.(2014). Change my body, change my mind: the effects of illusory ownership of an outgroup hand on implicit attitudes towards that outgroup. Frontiers in Psychology: Cognitive Science.4:1016. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2013.01016. Click here to view online and here for the pdf
  29. Maister L & Tsakiris M (2014) My Face, My Self: Cultural Differences in Integrated Bodily Self-AwarenessCognitive Neuroscience. 5(1):10-6. doi: 10.1080/17588928.2013.808613. Epub 2013 Jun 28.. click here for author’s version
  30. Apps, M.A.J. & Tsakiris, M. (2014). The free-energy self: A predictive coding account of self-recognition. Neuroscience and Biobehavioural Reviews.41:85-97. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2013.01.029. Epub 2013 Feb 15 click here for authors’ version
  31. Apps, M.A.J.,& Tsakiris, M (2013). Predictive codes of familiarity and context during the perceptual learning of facial identities. Nature Communications, 4, 2698, doi: 10.1038/ncomms3698. Click here to view online
  32. Fini C, Cardini F, Tajadura-Jimenez A, Serino A & Tsakiris M.  (2013) “Embodying an outgroup: the role of racial bias and the effect of multisensory processing in somatosensory remapping” Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience.7:165. doi:10.3389/fnbeh.2013.00165. Click here to view online and here for the pdf.
  33. Farmer, H. McKay R, & Tsakiris, M.(2013). Trust in me: Trustworthy others are seen as more physically similar to the self. Psychological Science,25(1):290-2. doi: 10.1177/0956797613494852. Epub 2013 Oct 28. . Click here
  34. Weiss C, Tsakiris, M, Haggard P & Schütz-Bosbach S (2013). Agency in the sensorimotor system and its relation to explicit action awareness. Neuropsychologia, 52:82-92. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2013.09.034. Epub 2013 Oct 1.
  35. Durlik, C., Brown, G., & Tsakiris, M (2014).  Enhanced interoceptive awareness during anticipation of public speaking is associated with fear of negative evaluation. Cognition & Emotion, 28(3), 530-40. DOI: 10.1080/02699931.2013.832654. Click here to view online.
  36. Tajadura-Jiménez A & Tsakiris M (2014). Balancing the “inner” and the “outer” self: interoceptive sensitivity modulates self-other boundaries. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 143(2):736-44. doi: 10.1037/a0033171. Epub 2013 Jun 10.. click here for authors’ version
  37. Tajadura-Jiménez, A., Lorusso, L.,  & Tsakiris, M (2013). Active and passive-touch during interpersonal multisensory stimulation change self-other boundaries. Consciousness & Cognition. 22(4):1352-60. doi: 10.1016/j.concog.2013.09.002. Epub 2013 Oct 2
  38. Ainley, V., Maister L, Brokfeld J, Farmer H  & Tsakiris, M. (2013). More of myself: Manipulating interoceptive awareness by heightened attention to bodily and narrative aspects of the self.  Consciousness & Cognition. 22(4):1231-8. doi: 10.1016/j.concog.2013.08.004. Epub 2013 Sep 8. Click here to view online.
  39. Maister, L., Sebanz, N., Knoblich G., & Tsakiris , M. (2013) Experiencing ownership over a dark-skinned body reduces implicit racial bias. Cognition , 128 (2), 170-178. click here for author’s version
  40. De Coster L, Verschuere B, Goubert L, Tsakiris M, Brass M. (2013) I suffer more from your pain when you act like me: Being imitated enhances affective responses to seeing someone else in pain. Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci. 13(3):519-32. doi: 10.3758/s13415-013-0168-4. click here to view online
  41. Maister, L., Banissy, M. J., & Tsakiris, M. (2013). Mirror-touch synaesthesia changes representations of self-identity. Neuropsychologia, 51 (5), 802-808. click here for author’s version
  42. Ainley, V. & Tsakiris, M. (2013). Body conscious? Interoceptive awareness, measured by heartbeat perception, is negatively correlated with self-objectification. PLoS One, 8, (2). click here to view online
  43. Maister, L., Tsiakkas, E., & Tsakiris, M. (2013). I Feel Your Fear: Shared Touch Between Faces Facilitates Recognition of Fearful Facial Expressions. Emotion, 13(1), 7-13. click here for authors’ version
  44. Tajadura-Jiménez, A., Longo, M., Coleman, R., & Tsakiris, M. (2012). The person in the mirror: using the enfacement illusion to investigate the experiential structure of self-identification. Consciousness & Cognition, 21(4), 1725-38. click here for pdf
  45. Cardini, F., Tajadura-Jiménez, A., Serino, A., & Tsakiris, M. (2012). It feels like it’s me: interpersonal multisensory stimulation enhances visual remapping of touch from other to self. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. click here for the authors’ version
  46. Apps, M.A.J., Tajadura-Jiménez, A., Turley, G,. & Tsakiris, M. (2012). The different faces of one’s self: an fMRI study into the recognition of current and past self-facial appearances. Neuroimage, 63, 1720–1729. click here for pdf and here to view the published version
  47. Ainley, V., Tajadura-Jiménez, A., Fotopoulou, A. & Tsakiris, M. (2012). Looking into myself: The effect of self-focused attention on interoceptive sensitivity. Psychophysiology. Article first published online: 14 SEP 2012, DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-8986.2012.01468.x click here for pdf and here to view the published version
  48. Tajadura-Jiménez, A., Grehl, S., Tsakiris, M. (2012). The other in me: Interpersonal multisensory stimulation changes the mental representation of the self. PLoS ONE. 10.1371/journal.pone.0040682. click here to view
  49. Farmer, H., Tajadura-Jiménez, A., & Tsakiris M. (2012). Beyond the colour of my skin: How skin colour affects the sense of body-ownership. Consciousness and Cognition (2012), click here to view
  50. Tajadura-Jiménez, A., Väljamäe, A., Toshima, I., Kimura, T., Tsakiris, M., Kitagawa, N. 2012. Action sounds recalibrate perceived tactile distance. Current Biology, 22(13), R516. click here to view
  51. Farmer, H. & Tsakiris, M. (2012). The Bodily Social Self: A Link Between Phenomenal and Narrative Selfhood. Review of Philosophy and Psychology. 3, pp. 125–144. DOI: 10.1007/s13164-012-0092-5. click here for pdf
  52. Tajadura-Jiménez A, Pantelidou G, Rebacz P, Västfjäll D, Tsakiris M. (2011). I-space: the effects of emotional valence and source of music on interpersonal distance. PLoS One. 6(10):e26083 click here
  53. Tsakiris M, Tajadura-Jiménez A & Costantini M (2011). Just a heartbeat away from one’s body: interoceptive sensitivity predicts malleability of body representations. Proceedings of the Royal Society, B,  Biological Sciences. 278(1717):2470-6. click here for pdf
  54. Fotopoulou A, Jenkinson PM, Tsakiris M, Haggard P,Rudd A, Kopelman MD.(2011). Mirror-view reverses somatoparaphrenia: dissociation between first- and third-person perspectives on body ownership. Neuropsychologia. 49(14):3946-55
  55. Tsakiris M, Longo MR & Haggard P (2010). Having a body versus moving your body: neural signatures of agency and body-ownership. Neuropsychologia, 48(9):2740-2749 click here for pdf
  56. Tsakiris M (2010). My body in the brain: a neurocognitive model of body-ownership. Neuropsychologia, 48(3) here for pdf
  57. Tsakiris  M, Carpenter L, James D, & Fotopoulou A. (2010). Hands only illusion: multisensory integration elicits sense of ownership for body parts but not for non-corporeal objects. Experimental Brain Research. 204(3):343-52 click here for pdf
  58. Kammers MPM, Longo MR, Tsakiris M, Dijkerman HC,  Haggard P (2009)  Specificity and coherence of body representations. Perception , in press
  59. Longo MR, Kammers MPM, Gomi H, Tsakiris M, Haggard P (2009) Contraction of body representation induced by proprioceptive conflict. Current Biology,19,  R727 – R728
  60. Longo MR, Schüür F, Kammers MP, Tsakiris M, Haggard P. (2009) Self awareness and the body image. Acta Psychologica (Amsterdam), 32, 166-72.
  61. Haggard P & Tsakiris M.(2009) The experience of agency: feeling, judgment and responsibility. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 18, 4, 242-246. click here for pdf
  62. Tsakiris M (2008). Looking for myself: current multisensory input alters self-face recognition. PLoS ONE 3(12):e4040. click here for pdf
  63. Tsakiris M, Costantini M & Haggard P (2008). The role of the right temporoparietal junction in maintaining a coherent sense of one’s body. Neuropsychologia, 46, 3014-8. click here for pdf
  64. De Preester H & Tsakiris M  (2008) Body-extension versus body-incorporation: Is there a need for a body-model? Phenomenology & Cognitive Sciences,8, 307-319. click here for pdf
  65. Fotopoulou A, Tsakiris M, Haggard P, Vagopoulou A, Rudd A, Kopelman M. (2008) The role of motor intention in motor awareness: an experimental study on anosognosia for hemiplegia. Brain, 131,3432-42.
  66. Longo M, Schüür F, Kammers MPM, Tsakiris M & Haggard P. (2008) What is Embodiment? A Psychometric Approach. Cognition, 107, 978-98.
  67. Tsakiris M , Schütz-Bosbach S & Gallagher S (2007) On agency and body-ownership: phenomenological and neurocognitive reflections. Consciousness & Cognition, 16, 645-60. click here for pdf
  68. Tsakiris M, Hesse M, Boy C, Haggard P & Fink GR (2007) Neural correlates of body-ownership: a sensory network for bodily self-consciousness, Cerebral Cortex, 17, 2235-2244. click here for pdf
  69. Tsakiris M, Prabhu G & Haggard P (2006). Having a body versus moving your body: how agency structures body-ownership. Consciousness & Cognition, 15, 423-432. click here for pdf
  70. Tsakiris M, Haggard P, Franck N, Mainy N & Sirigu A (2005). A specific role for efferent information in self-recognition. Cognition, 96, 215-231. click here for pdf
  71. Tsakiris M & Haggard P (2005b). The rubber hand illusion revisited: visuotactile integration and self-attribution. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, 31,80-91. click here for pdf
  72. Tsakiris M & Haggard P (2005a). Experimenting with the acting self. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 22, 387-407. click here for pdf
  73. Tsakiris M & Haggard P (2003). Awareness of somatic events associated with a voluntary action. Experimental Brain Research, 149, 439-446. click here for pdf



  1. Ainley VM, Tajadura-Jiménez A, Fotopoulou A & Tsakiris M (2012). Looking into myself: changes in interoceptive sensitivity during mirror self-observation. 16th annual meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness, Brighton, UK.
  2. Apps M, Tajadura-Jiménez A, Turley G & Tsakiris M  (2012). The different faces of one’s self: an fMRI study into the recognition of current and past self-facial appearances . 16th annual meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness, Brighton, UK.
  3. Tajadura-Jiménez A, Väljamäe A, Toshima I, Kimura T, Tsakiris M  & Kitagawa N. (2012). Action sounds recalibrate perceived tactile distance.  16th annual meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness, Brighton, UK.
  4. Farmer, H., Tajadura-Jiménez, A., & Tsakiris M. (2012). Beyond the colour of my skin. Summer School Problems of Self, Budapest, Hungary.
  5. Maister L & Tsakiris M (2012). Culture-dependent modulation of interoceptive awareness during self-observation. 16th annual meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness, Brighton, UK

Chapters in Edited Books

  1. Tsakiris M & Fotopoulou A (in press). Form the fact to the sense of agency. To appear in T Vierkant (Ed.) Decomposing the Will.OxfordUniversity Press.
  2. Tsakiris M  (2011). The embodied mini-me: tracing the development of body-representations and their role for self-awareness.  To appear in Slaughter  V & Brownell C (Eds) “Early Development of Body Representations”.CambridgeUniversity Press
  3. Tsakiris M. (2011). The experience of one’s body: ownership and dis-ownership of body-parts. To appear in Gallagher S (Ed) Oxford Handbook of the Self. OUP
  4. Tsakiris M & Haggard P. (2010) Neural, functional and phenomenological signatures of intentional actions. In F.Grammont,  D.Legrand &  P. Livet (Eds.), Naturalizing Intention in Action. An interdisciplinary approach, The MIT Press and ENS Editions.
  5. Tsakiris M (2008). The self-other distinction: insights from self-recognition experiments. In Morganti F, Carassa A, Riva G (Eds) Enacting Intersubjectivity: A Cognitive and Social Perspective to the Study of Interactions. IOP Press:Amsterdam.
  6. Tsakiris M & Frith C (2008) Self: neurocognitive approaches. In Τ Bayne, Α Cleeremans & P Wilken (Eds.). Τhe Oxford Companion to Consciousness.Oxford:OxfordUniversity Press.
  7. Tsakiris M & Haggard P (2008) Vision, action and awareness.  In Weiskrantz L & Davies M (Eds) Frontiers of Consciousness – The Chichele Lectures.OxfordUniversity Press
  8. Tsakiris M (2007) The self and its body: functional and neural signatures of body-ownership. In Rossetti Y, Haggard P & Kawato M (eds.) Sensorimotor foundations of higher cognition, Attention and Performance XXII.OxfordNew York:OxfordUniversity Press
  9. De Vignemont F, Tsakiris, M & Haggard P (2005), ‘Body Mereology’. In G. Knoblich, I. Thornton, M. Grosjean, & M. Shiffrar (Eds.), Human Body Perception from the Inside Out. NY:OxfordUniversity Press. click here for pdf
  10. Τσακίρης Μ. (2004).  Σώμα και πράξη:μεταξύ φαινομενολογίας και νευροεπιστημών. Στο “Ανθρωπολογία, κουλτούρα, και πολιτική (Ετερότητες τόμος 1)”, Επιμ. Χ. Δερμεντζόπουλος, Μ Σπυριδάκης. Εκδόσεις Μεταίχμιο, Αθήνα.

Edited Volumes

  1. Paglieri F,  Tsakiris M,Vierkant T (2009). Consciousness in a natural and cultural context. PSYCHE 15(1)
  2. Tessari A, Tsakiris M, Borghi A, Serino A, (2010). The Sense of Body. Neuropsychologia. 48(3)


  1. Longo MR & Tsakiris M. (2013) Merging second-person and first-person neuroscience. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 2013 Aug;36(4):429-30. doi: 10.1017/S0140525X12001975. Click here for author’s version
  2. Tsakiris M, Fotopoulou A. (submitted). The transitional body. Neuropsychoanalysis.
  3. Tsakiris M, Fotopoulou A. (2008) Is my body the sum of online and offline body-representations? Consciousness & Cognition. 17(4):1317-20; discussion 1321-3

Book Reviews

  1. Tsakiris M. (2010). Review of “From Axons to Identity” by T. Feinberg. Neuropsychoanalysis (in press)
  2. Tsakiris M. (2008) The inter-acting self. Experimental Psychology, 55,  212–213