Grand Challenges


The Grand Challenges is an invitation for you to be part of The Human Mind Project. Join us in identifying the ten key questions to be tackled through new interdisciplinary research.


What is the future of research on the mind? Take a look at our current themes below and add your thoughts to our forums.


20 July 2016 Mattia

Is your research project a start-up?

Mattia Gallottim, Research Fellow in Philosophy and Project Manager of The Human Mind Project, reflects on his career, philosophy and the skills of facilitating an exciting research project.

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6 July 2016 Giovanna

Are emotions ‘embodied’ mental states?

Giovanna Colombetti, Associate Professor at Exeter University, talks to us about philosophy, emotion and finding your feet in interdisciplinary research.

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