* denotes supervised student,  denotes equal contribution

In press


De Brigard, F. (In press). Review of “Perceptual Imagination and Perceptual Memory”. Fiona Macpherson and Fabian Dorsch (Eds.) (Oxford University Press, 2018). Analysis.


De Brigard, F., Khoudary, M.*, & Murray, S. (In press). Times imagined and remembered. In Hoerl, C., McCormack, T., & Fernandes, A. (Eds.). Temporal asymmetries in philosophy and psychology. Oxford University Press.

De Brigard, F. & Robins, S.K. (In press). Memory. In: Jennings, C.D. & Young, B. Mind, Cognition, and Neuroscience: A Philosophical Introduction. Routledge.


De Brigard, F., Henne, P.*, & Stanley, M.L*. (2021). Perceived similarity of imagined possible worlds affects judgments of counterfactual plausibility. Cognition, 209, 104574. [link] [pdf]

Henne, P.*, O’Neill, K.*, Bello, P., Khemlani, S., & De Brigard, F. (2021). Norms affect prospective causal judgments. Cognitive Science45(1), e12931. [link] [pdf]​


De Brigard, F. (2020). Do we need another kind of memory? Journal of Consciousness Studies. 27(11-12): 134-144. [pdf] [link]

Stanley, M.L.*, Henne, P.*, Yang, B.W.*, & De Brigard, F. (2020). Resistance to position change, motivated reasoning, and polarization. Political Behavior: 42 (3), 891-913. [pdf] [link]

Parikh, N.*, LaBar, K.S., De Brigard, F. (2020) Phenomenology of counterfactual thinking is dampened in anxious individuals. Cognition and Emotion. 1-9. [pdf] [link]

De Brigard, F. (2020). The explanatory indispensibility of memory traces. The Harvard Review of Philosophy. [pdf] [link]

De Brigard, F., Gessell, B.S.*, Yang, B.W.*, Stewart, G.W.*, & Marsh, E.J. (2020). Remembering possible times: Memory for details of past, future, and counterfactual simulations. Psychology of Consciousness: Theory, Research, and Practice. [pdf] [link]

Faul, L.*, Jacques, P.L.S., DeRosa, J.T.*, Parikh, N.*, De Brigard, F. (2020). Differential contribution of anterior and posterior midline regions during mental simulation of counterfactual and perspective shifts in autobiographical memories. NeuroImage, 116843. [pdf] [link]

De Brigard, F., Langella, S., Stanley, M.L.*, Castel, A.D., & Giovanello, K.S. (2020). Age-related differences in recognition in associative memory. Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition. 27(2): 289-301. [pdf] [link]

 Stanley, M.L.*, Bedrov, A.*, Cabeza, R., & De Brigard, F. (2020). The centrality of remembered moral and immoral actions in constructing personal identity. Memory. 28(2): 278-284. [pdf] [link]

Huang, S.*, Stanley, M.L.*, & De Brigard, F. (2020). The phenomenology of remembering our moral transgressions. Memory and Cognition, 1-10. [pdf] [link]

Gessell, B.S.*, Stanley, M.L.*, Geib, B. & De Brigard, F. (2020). Prediction and topological models in neuroscience. Calzavarini, F., & Viola, M. (Eds.). Neural Mechanisms: New challenges in the philosophy of neuroscience. Springer. [pdf] [link]


De Brigard, F. (2019). Review of “Remembering From the Outside: Personal Memory and the Perspectival Mind”. (Oxford University Press. 2018). Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews. 09/05. [pdf] [link]

De Brigard, F. & O’Neill, K.G. * (2019). Two challenges for a dual system approach to temporal cognition. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 42:e247. [pdf] [link]

Stanley, M. L.*, De Brigard, F. (2019). Moral memories and the belief in the good self. Current Directions in Psychological Science. 28(4): 387-391. [pdf] [link]

Yin, S.*, O'Neill, K.*, Brady, T.F., & De Brigard, F. (2019). The effect of category learning on recognition memory: A signal detection theory analysis. Proceedings of the 41st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. pp. 3165-3171. [pdf]

Henne, P.*, Bello, P., Khemlani, S., & De Brigard, F. (2019) Norms and the meaning of omissive enabling conditions. Proceedings of the 41st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. pp. 1901-1907 [pdf]

De Brigard, F. (2019). Know-how, intellectualism, and memory systems. Philosophical Psychology. 32(5): 720-759. [pdf] [link]

Henne, P.*, Niemi, L., Pinillos, Á., De Brigard, F., & Knobe, J. (2019). A counterfactual explanation for the action effect in causal judgment. Cognition. 190: 157-164. [pdf] [link]

De Brigard, F., Hanna, E.*, St Jacques, P.L., & Schacter, D.L. (2019). How thinking about what could have been affects how we feel about what was. Cognition and Emotion. 33(4): 646-659 [pdf] [link]

Stanley, M.L.* Henne, P.*, & De Brigard, F. (2019). Remembering moral and immoral actions in constructing the self. Memory and Cognition. 47(3): 441-454 [pdf] [link]

Murray, S.*, Murray, E., Stewart, G.W.*, Sinnott-Armstrong, W., & De Brigard, F. (2019). Responsibility for forgetting. Philosophical Studies. 176(5): 1177-1201 [pdf] [link]

Henne, P.*, Semler, J., Chituc, V., De Brigard, F., & Sinnott-Armstrong, W. (2019). Against Some Recent Arguments for ‘Ought’ Implies ‘Can’: Reasons, Deliberation, Trying, and Furniture. Philosophia. 47: 121-139 [pdf] [link]

De Brigard, F, & Parikh, N.* (2019). Episodic Counterfactual Thinking. Current Directions in Psychological Science.

28(1): 59-66. [pdf] [link]

Stanley, M.L.*, Gessell, B.S.*, & De Brigard, F. (2019). Network modularity as a foundation for neural reuse. Philosophy of Science. 86(1): 23-46. [pdf] [link]


Gessell, B.S.* & De Brigard, F. (2018). The discontinuity of levels in cognitive science. Teorema. 37(3): 151-165. [pdf] [link

Stanley, M.L.*, Dougherty, A.M., Yang, B.W.*, Henne, P.*, & De Brigard, F. (2018). Reasons probably won’t change your mind: The role of reasons in revising moral decisions. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. 147(7): 962-987. [pdf[link]

Parikh, N.*, Ruzic, L.*, Stewart, G.W., Spreng, N.R., & De Brigard, F. (2018). What if? Neural activity underlying semantic and episodic counterfactual thinking. NeuroImage. 178: 332-345. [pdf] [link]

Stanley, M.L.*, Yang, B.W.*, & De Brigard, F., (2018). No evidence for unethical amnesia for imagined actions: A failed replication and extension. Memory and Cognition. 46(5): 787-795. [pdf] [link] 


De Freitas, J., Sarkissian, H., Newman, G.E., Grossman, I., De Brigard, F., Luco, A., & Knobe, J. (2018). Consistent Belief in a Good True Self in Misanthropes and Three Interdependent Cultures. Cognitive Science. 42(S1): 134-160. [pdf] [link]

De Brigard, F. (2018). Memory, Attention, and Joint Reminiscing. In: Debus, D., Michaelian, K., & Perrin, D. (Eds.) New Directions in the Philosophy of Memory. Routledge Press. pp. 200-220. [pdf]

De Brigard, F. (2018). Memory and the Intentional Stance. In: Huebner, B. (Ed.) The Philosophy of Daniel Dennett. NY: Oxford University Press. pp. 62-91. (4) [pdf]

De Brigard, F (2018). Nostalgia and Mental Simulation. Gotlib, A. (Ed.) The Moral Psychology of Sadness. London: Rowman & Littlefield. pp. 155-181. (5) [pdf]


De Brigard, F. & Gessell, B.S.* (2018). Why episodic memory may not be for communication. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 41. [pdf] [link]


De Brigard, F. (2018) Memoria. Enciclopedia de la Sociedad Española de Filosofía Analítica. URL: [pdf]



De Brigard, F., Parikh, N.*, Stewart, G.W.*, Szpunar, K.K., & Schacter, D.L. (2017). Neural activity associated with repetitive simulation of episodic counterfactual thoughts. Neuropsychologia. 106: 123-132. [pdf] [link]

De Brigard, F. (2017). Memory and Imagination. In: Bernecker, S. & Michaelian, K. (Eds.) Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Memory. Routledge Press. pp. 127-140. (6) [pdf]


De Brigard, F. (2017). Responsibility and the relevance of alternative future possibilities. Teoria. 37(2): 25-35. [pdf[link]


De Brigard, F. (2017). El problema de la conciencia para la filosofía de la mente y de la psiquiatria. Ideas y Valores: Revista Colombiana de Filosofia. 66 (Supl. 3): 13-43. [pdf] [link]


Stanley, M.L.*, Henne, P.*, Iyengar, V., Sinnott-Armstrong, W. & De Brigard, F. (2017). I am not the person I used to be: The self and autobiographical memories of immoral actions. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. 146(6): 884-895. [pdf[link]


Stanley, M.L.*, Stewart, G.W.*, & De Brigard, F. (2017). Counterfactual plausibility and comparative similarity. Cognitive Science. 41 (Supl.5): 1216-1228. [pdf] [link]


De Brigard, F.†, Rodriguez, D.C.†*, & Montañés, P. (2017). Exploring the experience of episodic past, future, and counterfactual thinking in younger and older adults: A study of a Colombian Sample. Consciousness and Cognition. 51: 258-267. [pdf] [link]


De Brigard, F. (2017). Cognitive systems and the changing brain. Philosophical Explorations. 20(2): 224-241. [pdf[link]


Henne, P.*, Pinillos, A., & De Brigard, F. (2017). Cause by omission and norm: Not watering plants. Australasian Journal of Philosophy. 95(2): 270-283. [pdf] [link]


Stanley, M.L.*, Parikh, N.*, Stewart, G.W.*, & De Brigard, F. (2017). Emotional intensity in autobiographical memory and counterfactual thinking. Consciousness and Cognition. 48: 283-291. [pdf] [link]


De Brigard, F., Brady, T.F., Ruzic, L.*, & Schacter, D.L. (2017). Tracking the emergence of memories: A category-learning paradigm to explore schema-driven recognition. Memory & Cognition. 45(1): 105-120. [pdf] [link]



De Brigard, F., Giovanello, K.S., Stewart, G.W.*, Lockrow, A.W., O’Brien, M.M., & Spreng, R.N. (2016). Characterizing the subjective experience of episodic past, future and counterfactual thinking in healthy young and older adults. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. 69(12): 2358-2375. [pdf] [link]


Henne, P.*, Chituc, V., De Brigard, F., Sinnott-Armstrong, W. (2016). An empirical refutation of “Ought” implies “Can”. Analysis. 76(3): 283-290. [pdf] [link]


Chituc, V., Henne, P.*, Sinnott-Armstrong, W. & De Brigard, F. (2016). Blame, Not Ability, Impacts Moral "Ought" Judgments for Impossible Actions: Toward an empirical refutation of "Ought" implies "Can". Cognition. 150: 20-25. [pdf] [link]

De Brigard, F. & Gessell, B.S.* (2016). Time is not of the essence: Understanding the neural correlates of mental time travel. In: Klein, S.B., Michaelian, K., & Szpunar, K.K. (Eds.) Seeing the Future: Theoretical Perspectives on Future-Oriented Mental Time Travel. NY: Oxford University Press. pp. 153-180. (7) [pdf]


Stanley, M. L.* & De Brigard, F. (2016). Modularity in network neuroscience and neural reuse. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 39. [pdf[link]



De Brigard, F. (2015). Critical notice on Neil Levy’s “Consciousness and Moral Responsibility”. Analysis. 75(4): 661-667. [pdf] [link]


De Brigard, F. & Hanna, E.* (2015). Clinical applications of counterfactual thinking during memory reactivation. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 38: 22-23. [pdf[link]


De Brigard, F., Spreng, R.N., Mitchell, J.P., & Schacter, D.L. (2015). Neural activity associated with self, other, and object-based counterfactual thinking. NeuroImage. 109: 12-26. [pdf] [link]


Schacter, D.L., Benoit, R., De Brigard, F., & Szpunar, K.K. (2015). Episodic future thinking and episodic counterfactual thinking: Intersections between memory and decisions. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory. 117: 14-21. [pdf] [link]

De Brigard, F. (2015). What was I thinking? Dennett’s Content and Consciousness and the reality of propositional attitudes. In: Muñoz-Suárez, C.M. & De Brigard, F. (Eds.). Content and Consciousness Revisited. N.Y. Springer. pp. 49-71. (8) ​[pdf]

St. Jacques, P. & De Brigard, F. (2015). Neural correlates of autobiographical memory: Methodological Considerations. Addis, D., Barense, M., & Duarte, A. (Eds.). The Handbook on the Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory. Wiley-Blackwell. pp. 265-286. [pdf]


De Brigard, F. (2015). Review of “Involuntary Autobiographical Memories.” Dorthe Berntsen. (Cambridge University Press. 2009). Memory Studies. 8(2): 255-259. [pdf] [link]


Arzi, A., Banerjee, S., Cox, J., De Brigard, F., Doll, B., D’Souza, D., Fairley, J., et al. (2014). The significance of cognitive neuroscience: Findings, applications and challenges. Gazzaniga, M. and Mangum, R. (Eds.) The Cognitive Neurosciences V. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. pp. 1071-1078. (10) [pdf]

De Brigard, F. (2014). In defense of the self-stultification objection. Journal of Consciousness Studies. 21 (5-6): 120-130. [pdf] [link]


De Brigard, F. (2014). The nature of memory traces. Philosophy Compass. 9(6): 402-414. [pdf] [link]


De Brigard, F. (2014). Is memory for remembering? Recollection as a form episodic hypothetical thinking. Synthese. 191(2): 155-185. [pdf] [link]



De Brigard, F., Addis, D., Ford, J.H., Schacter, D.L., & Giovanello, K.S. (2013). Remembering what could have happened: Neural correlates of episodic counterfactual thinking. Neuropsychologia. 51(12): 2401-2414. [pdf] [link]


De Brigard, F., Szpunar, K.K., & Schacter, D.L. (2013). Coming to grips with the past: Effect of repeated simulation on the perceived plausibility of episodic counterfactual thoughts. Psychological Science. 24(7): 1329-1334. [pdf] [link]


De Brigard, F. & Brady, W. (2013). The effect of what we think may happen on our judgments of responsibility. Review of Philosophy and Psychology. 4 (2): 259-269. [pdf] [link] 

De Brigard, F., Giovanello, K.S., & Kaufer, D. (2013). Neuroanatomy of Memory. In: Arciniegas, D.B.; Anderson, C.A. & Filley, C.M. (Eds.) Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 161-173. (11) [pdf]


De Brigard, F. (2013). Review of “Attention is Cognitive Unison”. Christopher Mole. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011). Journal of Consciousness Studies. 20 (1-2): 239-247. [pdf] [link]


De Brigard, F. & Giovanello, K.S. (2012) Influence of outcome valence in the subjective experience of episodic past, future and counterfactual thinking. Consciousness and Cognition. 21 (3): 1085-1096. [pdf] [link]


Giovanello, K.S., De Brigard, F., Ford, J.H., Kaufer, D., Burke, J., Browndyke, J., & Welsh-Bohmer, K. (2012). Event-related functional magnetic resonance imaging changes during relational retrieval in normal aging and amnestic mild cognitive impairment. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society. 18 (5): 886-897. [pdf] [link]


De Brigard, F. (2012). Predictive memory and the surprising gap. Commentary on Andy Clark’s “Whatever Next? Predictive Brains, Situated Agents and the Future of Cognitive Science”. Frontiers in Psychology. 3:4 [pdf] [link]


De Brigard, F. (2011). The role of attention in conscious recollection. Frontiers in Psychology. 3: 29. [pdf] [link]

De Brigard, F. (2011). Memoria, neurociencia y educación. In: Lipina, S. & Sigman, M. (Eds.) La pizarra de Babel: Puentes entre neurociencia, psicología y educación. Libros del Zorzal, Buenos Aires. pp: 179-194.


De Brigard, F. (2010). Consciousness, Attention, and Commonsense. Journal of Consciousness Studies. 17 (9-10): 189-201. [pdf] [link]

Sarkissian, H., Chatterjee, A., De Brigard, F., Knobe, J., Nichols, S., & Sirker, S. (2010). Is Belief in Free-Will a Cultural Universal? Mind and Language. 25 (3): 346-358. [pdf] [link]


De Brigard, F. (2010). If you like it, does it matter if it’s real? Philosophical Psychology. 23 (1): 43-57. [pdf] [link]


De Brigard, F. & Prinz, J. (2010). Attention and Consciousness. WIREs Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science. 1 (1): 51-59. [pdf] [link]

2009 and earlier

De Brigard, F. (2009). Comentario crítico a “Las dificultades del compatibilismo de Dennett” de José Antonio Guerrero del Amo. Ideas y Valores: Revista Colombiana de Filosofía. 58 (141): 262-268. [pdf] [link]


De Brigard, F. (2009). Review of “The Origins of Meaning”. James R. Hurford. (Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2007). Philosophical Psychology. 22 (4): 531-535. [pdf]


De Brigard, F., Mandelbaum, E., & Ripley, D. (2009). Responsibility and the Brain Sciences. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice

12 (5): 511-524. [pdf] [link]


De Brigard, F. (2007). Review of “Sweet Dreams: Philosophical Obstacles to a Science of Consciousness”. Daniel C. Dennett. (MIT Press: Cambridge, MA. 2005). Ideas y Valores: Revista Colombiana de Filosofía. 56 (134): 129-136. [pdf]


De Brigard, F. (2007). Review of “Furnishing the Mind. Concepts and their Perceptual Basis”. Jesse J. Prinz. MIT Press: Cambridge, MA. 2002. Ideas y Valores: Revista Colombiana de Filosofía. 56 (133): 163-169. [pdf

De Brigard, F. (2006). Capas limítrofes y dominios de evidencia en ciencia cognitiva. Universitas Philosophica. 46: 53-77. [pdf]


De Brigard, F. (2006). Review of “La importancia de lo que nos preocupa”. Harry G. Frankfurt. (Katz Editores: Argentina, 2006, 274p. Original title: “The Importance of What We Care About”). Piédepágina. 9: 90.


De Brigard, F. (2005). Review of “La Naturaleza de la Experiencia. Sensaciones”. Maite Ezcurdia y Olbeth Hansberg (Comp.). (UNAM: México, 2003, 360p.). Piédepágina. 5: 79. 


De Brigard, F. (2004). El advenimiento de la metáfora mente-computador. Del alma al software 3. Revista Colombiana de Psiquiatría. 33 (1): 64-85. [pdf] [link]


De Brigard, F. (2003). En busca de la mente cerebral. Del alma al software 2. Revista Colombiana de Psiquiatría. 32 (4): 373-390. [pdf] [link]


De Brigard, F. (2003). Eliminando el fantasma de la máquina. Del alma al software 1. Revista Colombiana de Psiquiatría.

32 (2): 175-1 [pdf[link]

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