Book Chapters & Papers


Ashton Smith, M.
(2011). Functions of Unconscious and Conscious Affect and Emotion in the Regulation of Implicit and Explicit Motivated Behaviour: A Dual Process Account. In Dr. Didem Gökçay and Gülsen Yıldırım (Eds.), Affective Computing and Interaction: Psychological, Cognitive and Neuroscientific Perspectives. IGI Global.

Ashton Smith, M.(2012). The World We Point At. Two Shared Intentionality Accounts Of Uniquely Human Cognition.

Pdf of paper currently under revise and resubmit review (right click and ‘save link as’).


Checkley, M. &Ashton Smith, M. (2011). Order in cognitive systems.  Constructal theory, neurocircuitry & the extended mind.

Pdf of paper  here.

Schneider, W. & Smith, M. (1997). Consciousness as a message aware control mechanism to modulate cognitive processing. In J.D. Cohen & J.W. Schooler (Eds.), Scientific Approaches to Consciousness. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Schneider, W., Smith, M. & Worden, M. (1994). The neurobiology of attention and automaticity. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 4, 177-182.

Schneider W., Noll D. C., Shedden J., & Smith, M. (1994). Mapping cortical processing stages of human vision with fMRI.  Proc., Soc. of Magnetic Resonance, 2nd Mtg., p. 688.


Conference Talks

Cooperation: Game Theory, Communication Theory & Signal Detection Theory.  CMLC seminar talk. Bilkent University, May 2009.

The Social Basis of Higher Cognitive Functioning. A Theory.  CMLC seminar talk. Bilkent University, November 2008.

Mirror Neurons – An Overview. Experiments and Theory.  CMLC International Conference – Taking the Measure of Mirror Neurons, Bilkent University, Turkey. April 2008. (Website)

Human Consciousness: Leads Based on Findings in Cognitive Neuroscience. UNESCO World Philosophy Day. Bilkent. Nov 2007

Emerging frameworks for understanding cognitive and sensori-motor abilities: embodied cognition and dynamical systems theory. METU University, Turkey. April 2006.

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