Publications

Journal Articles

Berger, C. C. & Ehrsson, H. H.  (manuscript in prep.) Motor imagery elicits illusory ownership over a moving robotic hand. 

Berger, C. C.* & Gonzalez-Franco, M.* (submitted manuscript) The Importance of Avatar Embodiment for Virtual Haptic Perception. *equal contribution

Berger, C. C. & Gonzalez-Franco, M. (2018) Expanding the Sense of Touch Outside the Body.  Proceedings of the 15th ACM Symposium on Applied Perception. PDF

Berger, C. C.* & Gonzalez-Franco, M.*, Ofek, E., Hinckley, K.  (2018) The Uncanny Valley of Haptics. Science Robotics. 3(17), eaar7010. PDF

Berger, C. C. & Ehrsson, H. H. (2018) Mental Imagery Induces Cross-Modal Sensory Plasticity and Changes Future Auditory Perception. Psychological Science, 29(6), 926-935. PDF

Berger, C. C.*, Gonzalez-Franco, M.*, Tajadura-Jiménez, A., Florencio, D., & Zhang, Z. (2018) Generic HRTFs May be Good Enough in Virtual Reality: Improving Source Localization Through Cross-Modal Plasticity. Frontiers in Neuroscience. *equal contribution Link

Tacikowski, P., Berger, C. C., & Ehrsson H. H. (2017) Dissociating the Neural Basis of Conceptual Self-awareness from Perceptual Awareness and Unaware Self-processing.  Cerebral Cortex,  PDF

Berger, C. C. & Ehrsson H. H. (2017). The Content of Imagined Sounds Changes Visual Motion Perception in the Cross-Bounce Illusion. Scientific Reports, 7:40123. Link.

Berger, C. C. & Ehrsson H. H. (2016). Auditory Motion Elicits a Visual Motion Aftereffect. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 10:559. Link

Berger, C. C., Dennehy, T. C., Bargh, J. A., & Morsella, E. (2016).  Nisbett and Wilson (1977) Revisited: The Little that We Can Know and Can Tell. Social Cognition 34(3), 167-195. PDF

Berger, C. C. & Ehrsson H. H. (2014). The Fusion of Mental Imagery and Sensation in the Temporal Association Cortex. Journal of Neuroscience, 34(41), 13684-13692. PDF

Berger, C. C. & Ehrsson H. H. (2013). Mental imagery changes multisensory perception. Current Biology, 23, 1-6. PDF

Molapour, T., Berger, C. C., & Morsella, E. (2011). Did I read or did I name? Diminished awareness of processes yielding identical “outputs”. Consciousness and Cognition, 20(4), 1776-80. PDF

Ben-Zeev, A., Dennehy, T. C., Sackman, R., Olides, A., & Berger, C. C. (2011).  Flirting with threat:  Social identity and the perils of the female communality prescription. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 1308-1311. PDF

Morsella, E., Berger, C. C., & Krieger, S. C. (2010). Cognitive and neural components of the phenomenology of agency. Neurocase, 17, 209-230. PDF

Lynn, M. T., Berger, C. C., Riddle, T. A., & Morsella, E. (2010). Mind control? Creating illusory intentions through a phony brain-computer-interface. Consciousness & Cognition, 19, 1007-1012. PDF

Morsella, E., Wilson, L. E., Berger, C. C., Honhongva, M. K.,  Gazzaley, A., & Bargh, J. A. (2009). Subjective aspects of cognitive control at different stages of processing. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 71, 1807-1824. PDF

Book Chapters and Commentaries

Berger, C. C. (in prep.). Multisensory Perception and Imagery. In: Handbook of the Imagination, A. Abraham (Eds.),  Cambridge (England): Cambridge University Press.

Berger, C. C., Bargh, J. A., & Morsella, E. (2012). The 'what' of doing: Introspection-based evidence for James's ideomotor principle. In A. Durante & C. Mammoliti (Eds.), Psychology of self-control. (pp. 145-160). New York: Nova Publishers. PDF

Morsella, E., & Lanska, M., Berger, C. C., & Gazzaley, A. (2009). Indirect cognitive control through top-down activation of perceptual symbols. European Journal of Social Psychology, 39(7), 1173 – 1177. PDF

Other Publications

Gonzalez-Franco, M., Berger, C. C., Hinckley, K. (2018) If (Virtual) Reality Feels Almost Right, It's Exactly Wrong. Scientific American: Observations, April 19. Link or PDF

Berger, C. C. (2016) Where Imagination Meets Sensation: Mental Imagery, Perception, and Multisensory Integration. Karolinska University Press. PhD thesis. PDF

Berger, C. C. (2012) How to age well: The importance of letting regrets go. Scientific American: Mind Matters, June 12. Link or PDF

Posters and Presentations

Berger, C. C. & Gonzalez-Franco, M. (2018) Expanding the Sense of Touch Outside the Body. Talk given at ACM's 2018 Symposium on Applied Perception (SAP), August 11, Vancouver, BC. Link

Berger, C. C. & McDuff, D (2018). Augmented Minds -- VR That Pushes Perceptual Limits. Talk given at South by South West (SXSW), March 14, Austin TX. Link

Berger, C. C. (2017). How Can We Use Our Knowledge of Human Perception to Get the Most Out of Multimodal Devices? Presentation given at Microsoft Research, September 28, Redmond, WA

Gonzalez - Franco, M., Berger, C. C., Florencio, D., & Zhang, Z. (2017). Auditory recalibration in Virtual Reality . Dynamic poster presentation to be presented at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.

Berger, C. C. & Ehrsson, H. H. (2016) Rapidly induced auditory plasticity by imagined visual stimuli. Poster to be presented at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Conference, San Diego, California. View

Tacikowski, P., Berger, C. C. & Erhsson, H. H. (2015) Dissociating the neural substrates of self-awareness and perceptual-awareness using fMRI BOLD-A. Poster presented at the Organization for Human Brain Mapping Annual Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii. View

Berger, C. C. & Ehrsson, H. H. (2015). Mental imagery and multisensory integration: An fMRI study. Poster presented at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Janelia Conference entitled "Combining Information from Multipl Modalities Accross the Animal Kingdom", Janelia Farm Research Campus, Virginia, USA. View

Tacikowski, P., Berger, C. C. & Ehrsson, H. H. (2014). Dissociating the neural substrates of self-awareness and perceptual-awareness. Poster presented at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Conference, Washington, D.C. View

Berger, C. C. & Ehrsson, H. H. (2013). Mental Imagery and Multisensory Integration. Poster to be presented at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Conference, San Diego, California. Link to abstract.

Berger, C. C. & Ehrsson, H. H. (2013). Mental Imagery Changes Multisensory Perception. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of Cognitive Neuroscience, San Francisco, California. View

Berger, C. C. & Ehrsson, H. H. (2012). Multisensory Perceptual Integration of Real and Imagined Stimuli. Poster presented at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana. 

Berger, C. C. & Morsella, E. (2011). Nisbett and Wilson (1977) Revisited: The Little That We Can Know And Tell: The Circumscribed Role of Consciousness in the Brain. Symposium delivered at the Annual Meeting of the European Association for Social Psychology (EASP), Stockholm, Sweden.

Molapour, T., Berger, C. C., Dennehy, T. C., & Morsella, E. (2010). Awareness during cognitive conflict: Double blindness and introspections about speed of processing. Poster presented at theAssociation for Psychological Science Annual Convention, Boston, Massachusetts. View

Berger, C. C., Lynn, M. T., Riddle, T. A., & Morsella, E. (2010). The 'what' of doing: Lay perceptions of action and illusory intentions to act. Poster presented at the Convention of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Las Vegas, Nevada. View

Berger, C. C., Bargh, J. A., & Morsella, E. (2009). Perturbing metacognition: Tip-of-the-tongue state contagion and the urge fan effect. Poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention, San Francisco, California. View

Sakman, R., Vergara, S., Berger, C. C., & Ben-Zeev, A. (2009). Stereotype threat and instrumental flirtation. Poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention, San Francisco, California. 

Rigby, T., Gerrits, T., Riddle, T. A., Berger, C. C., & Morsella, E. (2009). Conscious of conflict but not of the eliciting stimulus: Implications for the neuroscience of cognitive control. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of Cognitive Neuroscience, San Francisco, California. View

Berger, C. C., Wilson, L. E., Bargh, J. A., & Morsella, E. (2009). Cognitive dynamics underlying the subjective aspects of self-control. Poster presented at the Convention of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Tampa, Florida. View

Berger, C. C. (2008). A ‘fan’ effect for action urges: Systematic weakening of urges through acquisition of new action plans. Presentation given at the Psi-Chi National Honor Society Annual Conference at San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California.