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Department of Cognitive Science

Professor John Sutton

BA Oxon, PhD USyd.

John Sutton

Deputy Director

Contact Details

Office : 3.514
Phone : +61 2 9850 4132
Fax : +61 2 9850 6059
email : john.sutton@mq.edu.au
Homepage : http://www.johnsutton.net/

External Address

Department of Cognitive Science
Australian Hearing Hub
16 University Avenue
Macquarie University NSW 2109

I also have a profile at the ARC Centre for Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders.

External Appointments

  • Co-editor, Review of Philosophy and Psychology Special Issue: Distributed Cognition and Memory Research (with Kirk Michaelian). (2013)
  • Co-Editor, Memory Studies (Palgrave Macmillan book series). (2009 continuing)
  • Editorial Board, Neuroethics. (2008 continuing)
  • Editorial Board, The Fibreculture Journal. (2008 continuing)
  • Co-Editor, Memory Studies (Sage). (2006 continuing)
  • Editorial Board, Philosophical Psychology. (2006 continuing)
  • Editorial Board, New Directions in Philosophy and Cognitive Science (Palgrave series). (2005 continuing)
  • Editorial Board, Scan: journal of media arts culture. (2004 continuing)

Grants Awarded

  • ARC Discovery Project Grant [DP130100756] (2013 - 2015) "Mindful bodies in action: a philosophical study of skilled movement." Sutton, J., & McIlwain, D. ($325,000)
  • Macquarie University Enterprise Partnership Scheme (2013) "Sustaining Elite Performance: Emotional skills and resilience in Australian professional cricketers." Sutton, J., & McIlwain, D. ($99,565)
  • Royal Society of New Zealand Marsden Fund Grant (2013 - 2015) "Ecologies of skill in early modern England." (NZ$485,000) Tribble, E., & Sutton, J. ($393,000)
  • Macquarie University Faculty of Human Sciences Equipment Grant Scheme (2013) "Portable, six line, high definition audio recording equipment for research involving interviews off and on campus." Barnier, A., Harris, C., Van Bergen, P., McIlwain, D., Sutton, J., & Congleton, A. ($6,360)
  • Canadian Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Partnership Grant (2013 - 2018) "Early Modern Conversions: Religions, cultures, cognitive ecologies." (CAN$2,297,800). Yachnin, P., Beckwith, S.T., Cumming, J.E., Fenlon, I., Fraenkel, C., Kirby, W.J.T., Marshall, P., Mullaney, S., Pérez-Gómez, A., Schmidt, B., Sinclair, S.G., Sutton, J., Traub, V., Vanhaelen, A.C., Vessey, M., Wilson, B.M.S. ($2,345,633)
  • ARC Discovery Project Grant [DP120100187] (2012 - 2014) "Point of View in Personal Memory: a philosophical study of perspective in remembering and imagining." Sutton, J. ($114,000)
  • Macquarie University Safety Net Grant (2012) "Embodied Skills in Culture and History: an integrative study in cognitive theory and the humanities." Sutton, J., McIlwain, D., Downey, G., & Tribble, L. ($25,000)
  • ARC CCD Cross Program Support Scheme (2012) "Belief in Memory." Barnier, A., Savage, G., Addis, D., Cox, R., Sutton, J., Bullot, N., Harris, C., Irish, M., Connaughton, E., Cordonnier, A., Selwood, A., Temler, M., Williamson, K., & Keil, P. ($40,000)
  • Alzheimer's Australia Dementia Research Foundation Victoria Grant (2012) "What kinds of support systems help people to remember in daily life, especially as their memories start to fail?" Harris, C., Barnier, A., Savage, G., & Sutton, J. ($49,495)
  • CCD Belief Formation Program Small Equipment Grant (2012) "Computerisation of experimental flowsheets and scoresheets." Barnier, A., Cox, R., Polito, V., Janczuk, A., Sutton, J., Harris, C., Congleton, A., Richardson, C., Ockenden, M., & Saunders, S. ($5,377)
  • Macquarie University Research Development Grant (2011 - 2013) "Eye tracking for ecologically rich environments: Integrating anthropology and philosophy in cognitive ethnography of sports." Downey, G., & Sutton, J. ($34,000)
  • Canadian SSHRC Insight Development Grant (2011 - 2012) "Forms of Conversion: Transformation in Europe and its world."(CA$ 75,000) Yachnin, P., Sutton, J., Kirby, W., Vanhaelen, A., Wilson, B., Mullaney, S., & Marshall, P. ($77,923)
  • Macquarie University Safety Net Grant (2011) "Augmenting the Extended Mind Hypothesis." Sutton, J., Clark, A., & Tribble, L. ($25,000)
  • Academy of Social Sciences International Science Linkages (ISL) scheme (2010) "Social Remembering and Distributed Cognition in Older Couples." Sutton, J., Barnier, A., Harris, C. & Dixon, R. ($7,500)
  • Macquarie University Strategic Research Infrastructure Fund (2008) "Psychology/MACCS Motion Capture Group" Thompson, W., Shores, A., Stevenson, R., Case, T., Williams, M.A., McIlwain, D., Sutton, J., & Palermo, R. ($88,734)
  • Macquarie University Safety Net Grant (2008) "Applying intelligence to the reflexes: embodied skill and kinaesthetic memory." Sutton, J., & McIlwain, D.J. ($20,000)
  • Canada Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Community-University Research Alliance Development Fund (2008) "From Archives to Activism: building inclusive communities through practices of collective memory" Wilson, R.A. & 23 others including Sutton, J. ($21,000)
  • ARC Discovery Project Grant and Australian Research Fellowship (2007 - 2011) "From autobiographical memory to collective memory: An interdisciplinary study of individual and group cognition." Barnier, A., & Sutton, J. ($410,000)
  • Macquarie University Research Innovation Fund (2007 - 2009) "From the Neuron to the Self: human nature and the new cognitive neurosciences." Sutton, J., Bayne, T., Coltheart, M., Crain, S., Langdon, R., Mackenzie, C., Menzies, P., & Barnier, A. ($250,000)
  • Royal Society of New Zealand Marsden Fund Grant (2007 - 2009) "The extended mind in early modern England." Tribble, E. & Sutton, J. ($360,000)
  • Macquarie University Research Innovation Fund (2007 - 2010) "From the neuron to the self: Human nature and the new cognitive neurosciences." Barnier, A., Bayne, T., Coltheart, M., Crain, S., Langdon, R., Mackenzie, C., Menzies, P., & Sutton, J. ($249,756)
  • Macquarie University Research Development Grant (2006 - 2008) "Applying intelligence to the reflexes: embodied skill and kinaesthetic memory." Sutton, J., & McIlwain, D.J. ($49,954)
  • Macquarie University Research Infrastructure Block Grant Scheme (2005) "Database of Philosophy and Psychopathology: A new research tool for ethics, cognitive science, and philosophy of psychology at Macquarie." Bayne, T., Green, M., Langdon, R., McIlwain, D., Mackenzie, C., Menzies, P., & Sutton, J. ($73,400)
  • ARC Linkage International Grant (2005 - 2008) "A philosophical and empirical approach to the nature of perception and belief." Bayne, T.J., Fernandez, J., Egan, A., Davies, M.K., Aimola Davies, A., Menzies, P.C., Sutton, J., Jacob, P., Proust, J., De Vignemont, F., Recanati, F., Pacherie, E., Engel, P., & Dokic, J. ($16,500)

Selected Publications

Books

  • Johnson, L., Sutton, J., & Tribble, E.B. (Eds.). (2014). Embodied cognition and Shakespeare's theatre: The early modern body-mind. London: Routledge.

Books Chapters

  • Sutton, J., & Schier, E. (In Press). Philosophy of mind and cognitive science since 1980. In G. Oppy & N. Trakakis (Eds.), A History of Philosophy in Australia and New Zealand. Dordrecht: Springer.
  • Williamson, K., & Sutton, J. (2014). Embodied collaboration in small groups. In C.T. Wolfe (Ed.), Brain Theory: Essays in critical neurophilosophy (pp. 107-133). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Sutton, J., & Williamson, K. (In Press). Embodied remembering. In L. Shapiro (Ed.), The Routledge handbook of embodied cognition London: Routledge.
  • Sutton, J., & Tribble, E.B. (2014). 'The Creation of Space': Narrative strategies, group agency, and skill in Lloyd Jones's "The Book of Fame". In C. Danta & H. Groth (Eds.), Mindful aesthetics: Literature and the science of mind (pp. 141-160). London: Bloomsbury.
  • Tribble, E.B., & Sutton, J. (In Press). Interdisciplinarity and cognitive approaches to theatre. In N. Shaughnessy (Ed.), Affective performance and cognitive science: Body, brain, and being. London: Methuen.
  • Sutton, J. (2013). Soul and body. In P. Anstey (Ed.), The Oxford handbook of British philosophy in the seventeenth century (pp. 285-307). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Christensen, W., & Sutton, J. (2012). Reflections on emotions, imagination and moral reasoning: Towards an integrated, multidisciplinary approach to moral cognition. In R. Langdon & C. Mackenzie (Eds.), Emotion, Imagination and Moral Reasoning (pp. 327-347). London: Psychology Press.
  • Windhorst, C., & Sutton, J. (2011). La memoria (Memory). In Marraffa, M., & Paternoster, A. (Eds.), Scienze cognitive: un'introduzione filosofica (Cognitive Sciences: a philosophical introduction) (pp. 75-94). Rome, Carocci: Translated into Italian by Alfredo Paternoster.
  • Sutton, J., Harris, C.B., & Barnier, A.J. (2010). Memory and cognition. In S. Radstone & B. Schwarz (Eds.), Memory: Theories, histories, debates (pp. 209-226). New York: Fordham University Press.
  • Sutton, J. (2010). Exograms and interdisciplinarity: history, the extended mind, and the civilizing process. In Menary, R. (Ed.), The Extended Mind (pp. 189-225). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
  • Harris, C. B., Sutton, J., & Barnier, A. J. (2010). Autobiographical forgetting, social forgetting, situated forgetting: Forgetting in context. In S. Della Sala (Ed.), Forgetting (pp. 253-284). London, UK: Psychology Press & Routledge.
  • Sutton, J. (2010). Carelessness and inattention: mind-wandering and the physiology of fantasy from Locke to Hume. In Wolfe, C., & Gal, O. (Eds.), The Body as Object and Instrument of Knowledge: embodied empiricism in early modern science (pp. 243-263). Berlin, Germany: Springer.
  • Sutton, J. (2010). Batting, habit and memory: The embodied mind and the nature of skill. In R. Dale, D. Burnham & C. Stevens (Eds.), Human communication science: A compendium (pp. 473-495). Sydney: ARC Research Network in Human Communication Scienc.
  • Sutton, J. (2009). 'The feel of the world': Exograms, habits, and the confusion of types of memory. In A. Kania (Ed.), Memento: Philosophers on Film (pp. 65-86). London: Routledge.
  • Sutton, J. (2009). Dreaming. In Calvo, P., & Symons, J. (Eds.), Routledge Companion to the Philosophy of Psychology (pp. 522-542). London: Routledge.
  • Sutton, J. (2008). Material agency, skills, and history: distributed cognition and the archaeology of memory. In Malafouris, L., & Knappett, C. (Eds.), Material Agency: towards a non-anthropocentric approach (pp. 37-55). Berlin: Springer.
  • Sutton, J. (2008). Remembering. In Aydede, M., & Robbins, P. (Eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of Situated Cognition (pp. 217-235). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
  • Sutton, J. (2008). Distributed cognition: domains and dimensions. In Dror, I.E., & Harnad, S. (Eds.), Cognition Distributed: how cognitive technology extends our minds (pp. 45-56). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Periodicals

  • McIlwain, D.J.F., & Sutton, J. (2014). Yoga From the Mat Up: How words alight on bodies. Educational Philosophy and Theory, 46(6), 655-673. doi:10.1080/00131857.2013.779216
  • Geeves, A., McIlwain, D.J.F., & Sutton, J. (2014). To think or not to think: The apparent paradox of expert skill in music performance. Educational Philosophy and Theory, 46(6), 674-691.
  • Stone, C., Barnier, A.J., Sutton, J., & Hirst, W. (2013). Forgetting our personal past: Socially shared retrieval-induced forgetting of autobiographical memories. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 142(4), 1084-1099. doi:10.1037/a0030739
  • Harris, C.B., Barnier, A.J., & Sutton, J. (2013). Shared encoding and the costs and benefits of collaborative recall. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 39(1), 183-195. doi:10.1037/a0028906
  • Michaelian, K., & Sutton, J. (2013). Distributed cognition and memory research: History and current directions. Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 4(1), 1-24. doi:10.1007/s13164-013-0131-x
  • Sutton, J. (2013). Skill and collaboration in the evolution of human cognition. Biological Theory, 8(1), 28-36. doi:10.1007/s13752-013-0097-z
  • Harris, C.B., Barnier, A.J., & Sutton, J. (In Press). Distributed cognitive systems: Cognitive interdependence and shared remembering in older couples. Memory Studies.
  • Harris, C.B., Barnier, A.J., Sutton, J., & Keil, P.G. (In Press). Couples as socially distributed cognitive systems: Remembering in everyday social and material contexts. Memory Studies.
  • Rosen, M., & Sutton, J. (2013). Self-representation and perspectives in dreams. Philosophy Compass, 8(11), 1041-1053.
  • Colling, L.J., Thompson, W.F., & Sutton, J. (In Press). The effect of movement kinematics on predicting the timing of observed actions. Experimental Brain Research.
  • Theiner, G., & Sutton, J. (In Press). The collaborative emergence of group cognition: Commentary on Smaldino. Behavioral and Brain Sciences.
  • Harris, C.B., Barnier, A.J., & Sutton, J. (2012). Consensus collaboration enhances group and individual recall accuracy. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 65, 179-194. doi:10.1080/17470218.2011.608590
  • Tribble, E.B., & Sutton, J. (2012). Minds in and out of time: Memory, embodied skill, anachronism, and performance. Textual Practice, 26(4), 587-607.
  • Sutton, J., & Tribble, E.B. (2012). Materialists are not merchants of vanishing. Early Modern Culture: An Electronic Seminar. [Link]
  • Sutton, J., & Tribble, E.B. (2012). Traffickers in transformation. Early Modern Culture: An Electronic Seminar. [Link]
  • Sutton, J. (2012). Memory before the game: Switching perspectives in imagining and remembering sport and movement. Journal of Mental Imagery, 36(1/2), 85-95.
  • Sutton, J., McIlwain, D., Christensen, W., & Geeves, A. (2011). Applying intelligence to the reflexes: Embodied skills and habits between Dreyfus and Descartes. Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology, 42(1), 78-103.
  • Sutton, J. (2011). Time, experience and descriptive experience sampling. Journal of Consciousness Studies, 18(1), 118-129.
  • Harris, C.B., Keil, P.G., Sutton, J., Barnier, A., & McIlwain, D. (2011). We remember, we forget: Collaborative remembering in older couples. Discourse Processes, 48, 267-303. doi:10.1080/0163853X.2010.541854
  • Tribble, E., & Sutton, J. (2011). Cognitive ecology as a framework for Shakespearean studies. Shakespeare Studies, 39, 94-103.
  • Sutton, J. (2011). Influences on memory. Memory Studies, 4(4), 355-359.
  • Harris, C. B., Barnier, A.J., Sutton, J., & Keil, P. (2010). How did you feel when 'The Crocodile Hunter' died? Voicing and silencing in conversation influences memory for an autobiographical event. Memory, 18(2), 185-197. doi:10.1080/09658210903153915
  • Coltheart, M., Menzies, P. & Sutton, J. (2010). Abductive inference and delusional belief. Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, 15(1-3), 261-287. doi:10.1080/13546800903439120
  • Stone, C.B., Barnier, A.J., Sutton, J., & Hirst, W. (2010). Building consensus about the past: Schema-consistency and convergence in socially shared retrieval-induced forgetting. Memory, 18(2), 170-184. doi:10.1080/09658210903159003
  • Sutton, J., Harris, C., Keil, P., & Barnier, A. (2010). The psychology of memory, extended cognition, and socially distributed remembering. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences, 9(4), 521-560. doi:10.1007/s11097-010-9182-y
  • Sutton, J. (2010). Observer perspectives and acentred memory: Some puzzles about point of view in personal memory. Philosophical Studies, 148(1), 27-37. doi:10.1007/s11098-010-9498-z
  • Sutton, J., & Windhorst, C. (2009). Extended and constructive remembering: Two notes on Martin and Deutscher. Crossroads: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Study of History, Philosophy, Religion, and Classics, 4(1), 79-91. [Link]
  • Barnier, A.J., Sutton, J., Harris, C.B., & Wilson, R.A. (2008). A conceptual and empirical framework for the social distribution of cognition: The case of memory [Special Issue]. Cognitive Systems Research 'Perspectives on Social Cognition', 9(1), 33-51.
  • Sutton, J. (2008). Between individual and collective memory: coordination, interaction, distribution. Social Research, 75(1), 23-48.
  • Barnier, A.J., & Sutton, J. (2008). From individual to collective memory: Theoretical and empirical perspectives. Memory, 16(3), 177-182.
  • Geeves, A., Christensen, W., Sutton, J., & McIlwain, D.J. (2008). Review: Roger Chaffin, Gabriela Imreh & Mary Crawford Practicing Perfection: Memory and piano performance. Empirical Musicology Review, 3(3), 163-172.
  • Barnier, A. J., & Sutton, J. (2008). From individual to collective memory: Theoretical and empirical approaches [Special Issue]. Memory, 16, 177-182.
  • Hoskins, A., Barnier, A.J., Kansteiner, W., & Sutton, J. (2008). Editorial for Volume 1, Issue 1, January 2008 Memory Studies.
  • Sutton, J. (2007). Batting, habit, and memory: The embodied mind and the nature of skill. Sport in Society, 10, 763-786.
  • Sutton, J. (2006). Distributed cognition: Domains and dimensions. Pragmatics and Cognition, 14, 235-247.
  • Sutton, J. (2006). Introduction: Memory, embodied cognition, and the extended mind. Philosophical Psychology, 19, 281-289.
  • Sutton, J. (2004). Representation, levels, and context in integrational linguistics and distributed cognition. Language Sciences, 26, 503-524.
  • Sutton, J. (2002). Cognitive conceptions of language and the development of autobiographical memory. Language and Communication, 22, 375-390.
  • Sutton, J. (2000). Author's response (symposium on Philosophy and Memory Traces). Metascience, 9, 226-237.

Published Abstracts

  • Colling, L.J., Thompson, W.F., & Sutton, J. (2009). The influence of limb and joint information on action synchronisation [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Music Communication Science (ICoMCS).

Published Conference Proceedings

  • Colling, L.J., Thompson, W.F., & Sutton, J. (2013). Motor experience interacts with effector information during action prediction. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2082-2087). Austin: Cognitive Science Society.
  • Colling, L. J., Thompson, W. F., & Sutton, J. (2010). Action synchronization with biological motion. In Christensen, W., Schier, E., & Sutton, J. (Eds.), ASCS09: Proceedings of the 9th Conference of the Australasian Society for Cognitive Science (pp. 49-56). Sydney: Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science.
  • Harris, C., Keil, P., Sutton, J., Barnier, A. (2010). Collaborative Remembering: When Can Remembering With Others Be Beneficial? In Christensen, W., Schier, E., & Sutton, J. (Eds.), ASCS09: Proceedings of the 9th Conference of the Australasian Society for Cognitive Science (pp. 131-134). Sydney: Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science.
  • Geeves, A., McIlwain, D., Sutton, J., & Christensen, W. (2010). Expanding expertise: investigating a musician's experience of music performance. In In Christensen, W., Schier, E., & Sutton, J. (Eds.), In ASCS09: Proceedings of the 9th Conference of the Australasian Society for Cognitive Science (pp. 106-113). Sydney: Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science.

Conference Presentations, Colloquia, and other presentations

  • Cordonnier, A., Barnier, A.J., & Sutton, J. (2014, June). Phenomenology of mental time travel: What differentiates past and future thinking? Poster session presented at the 'Comparative Perspectives of Autobiographical Memory - What Animals and Humans Remember about their Past' Conference, Aarhus, Denmark.
  • Cordonnier, A., Barnier, A.J., & Sutton, J. (2014, June). On the diversity of mental time travel. Colloquium at the Department Colloquium Series, Catholic University of Louvain-la-Neuve, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.
  • Sutton, J. (2014, May). Remembering together. Colloquium at the Department of Cognitive Science 3M Research Fiesta, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Sutton, J., & McCarroll, C. (2013, November). Remembering from the outside? Invited paper presented at the Philosophy of Memory Workshop, Adelaide.
  • Cordonnier, A., Barnier, A.J., & Sutton, J. (2013, November). Past and future planning: Same content, different stories? Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, Sydney.
  • Temler, M., Barnier, A.J., Sutton, J., McIlwain, D., & Congleton, A. (2013, August). Social contagion paradigm used to contaminate concrete details in important unshared autobiographical memories. Paper presented at the KiwiCAM, Otago, NZ.
  • Sutton, J. (2013, August). Remembering as public practice: Wittgenstein, memory, and socially distributed cognition. Keynote paper presented at the 36th International Wittgenstein Symposium: "Mind, language, and action", Kirschberg am Wechsel, Austria.
  • Tribble, E.B., & Sutton, J. (2013, August). Cognitive ecologies. Paper presented at the Workshop on Early Modern Conversions: Religions, cultures, cognitive ecologies, Montreal, Canada.
  • Sutton, J. (2013, July). What is it like to bat? Paper presented at the Embodied Cognition and Sport Psychology: From Fast Motor Actions to the Choking Effect Symposium, 21st Annual Meeting of the European Society for Philosophy and Psychology (ESPP), Granada, Spain.
  • Temler, M., Barnier, A.J., Sutton, J., & McIlwain, D. (2013, June). Social contagion for false central details in memories of significant autobiographical events. Poster session presented at the Social Perspectives on Autobiographical Memory: "Memory and Imagination", Center on Autobiographical Memory Research (CON AMORE), Aarhus, Denmark.
  • Temler, M., Barnier, A.J., Sutton, J., & McIlwain, D. (2013, June). Was it a red shirt or a blue shirt? Social contagion contaminates concrete details in unshared autobiographical memories. Paper presented at the 10th Biennial Meeting for the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition (SARMAC X), Rotterdam, Netherlands.
  • Selwood, A., Barnier, A., Harris, C., & Sutton, J. (2013, June). Collaborative recall in strangers, friends and siblings: Effects of relationship and task. Paper presented at the 10th Biennial Meeting for the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition (SARMAC X), Rotterdam, Netherlands.
  • Selwood, A., Barnier, A., Harris, C., & Sutton, J. (2013, June). Linking identity and memory: Shared and unshared. A case study of female twins. Poster session presented at the Social Perspectives on Autobiographical Memory: "Memory and Imagination", Center on Autobiographical Memory Research (CON AMORE), Aarhus, Denmark.
  • Sutton, J. (2013, June). Distributed cognitive ecologies: Towards a third wave? Invited paper presented at the Reach of Radical Embodied/Enactive Cognition Workshop, Antwerp, Belgium.
  • Sutton, J. (2013, June). Scaffolding: Themes, theories, and concepts. Symposium conducted at the 10th Biennial Meeting for the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition (SARMAC X): "Scaffolding Memory Across the Lifespan", Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Cordonnier, A., Barnier, A.J., & Sutton, J. (2013, June). How imagining planning the future helps us remember planning a past event. Paper presented at the 10th Biennial Meeting for the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition (SARMAC X), Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Sutton, J. (2013, May). Switching and mixing: Pluralism about perspectives. Paper presented at the Point of View in Memory and Imagery: "Philosophical and psychological perspectives on perspective" workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Sutton, J. (2013, April). Invited commentary on Alan Rumsey on intersubjectivity and the opacity of other minds. Invited paper presented at the Minds Among Others: "The Grammar of Social Cognition" Workshop, Gold Coast.
  • Sutton, J. (2013, January). Switching and mixing: The flexibility of perspectives in memory, imagery, and dreams. Invited paper presented at the The 2nd Milan-York Workshop on Nonperceptual Sensuous States, Milan, Italy.
  • Geeves, A., McIlwain, D.J.F., & Sutton, J. (2013, January). Riding the wave: Emotion experience in music. Paper presented at the 21st Annual Meeting of the European Society for Philosophy and Psychology (ESPP), Granada, Spain.
  • Sutton, J. (2012, November). Scaffolding, distributed cognition and compensation. Invited colloquium at the Scaffolding Memory Across the Lifespan Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Temler, M., Barnier, A.J., Sutton, J., & McIlwain, D. (2012, November). Individual differences in personality and social interaction impact narrative style. Paper presented at the 2012 Annual Australian Conference on Personality and Individual Differences, Melbourne.
  • Sutton, J. (2012, October). Beyond the brain: Memory in science and culture. Invited presentation given at the Centre for Human Aspects of Science and Technology (CHAST), University of Sydney, Sydney.
  • Sutton, J. (2012, September). Coordination and teamwork: Lessons and puzzles from sport. Invited colloquium at the Media Lunch, Sydney.
  • Sutton, J., & Tribble, E.B. (2012, August). Mapping disciplines other than your own. Invited colloquium at the Graduate Workshop on Interdisciplinary Methods in Early Modern Studies, Otago University, Otago, New Zealand.
  • Sutton, J., & Tribble, E.B. (2012, August). Notes on the historical study of skill. Paper presented at the Workshop on Practical Knowledges and Skill in Early Modern England, Otago University, Otago, New Zealand.
  • Sutton, J. (2012, July). Author-meets-critics session on Kim Sterelny’s "The Evolved Apprentice". Invited colloquium at the Australasian Association of Philosophy Annual Conference, University of Wollongong, Wollongong.
  • Sutton, J. (2012, July). What is it like to bat? Paper presented at the Australasian Association of Philosophy Annual Conference, University of Wollongong, Wollongong.
  • Harris, C.B., Barnier, A.J., Sutton, J., & Keil, P.G. (2012, June). Distributed cognitive systems: Cognitive interdependence and shared remembering in older couples. Invited colloquium at the Remembering in Context: Social, Cognitive, Linguistic and Material Aspects of Memory Workshop, Bielefeld University, Germany.
  • Sutton, J. (2012, June). Beyond the brain: Embodied and distributed memory. Invited colloquium at the Blackheath Philosophy Forum, Blackheath.
  • Sutton, J. (2012, June). Eye movements, cognitive control, and experienced time in cricket batting. Invited colloquium at the Australasian Skill Acquisition Research Group Meeting, Victoria University, Melbourne.
  • Sutton, J. (2012, May). How to share a memory. Presentation given at the CCD/CAVE Workshop on Social Ontology and Collective Intentionality, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Sutton, J. (2012, March). Nudge or coup? Ways of radicalizing distributed cognition. Paper presented at the CCD/CAVE Distributed Cognition and Distributed Agency Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Temler, M., Barnier, A.J., Sutton, J., & McIlwain, D. (2011, November). The impact of audience and personality on the accuracy of memories of unshared personal events. Presentation given at the Higher Degree Research Showcase, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Temler, M., Barnier, A.J., Sutton, J., & McIlwain, D. (2011, November). Autobiographical memory distortion in the absence of misinformation: Social contagion without contagion. Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders (CCD) Annual Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Temler, M., Barnier, A.J., Sutton, J., & McIlwain, D. (2011, August). Personality construct and social cues impact the narrative style and accuracy of memories of unshared personal events. Paper presented at the 5th International Conference on Memory (ICOM5), York, UK.
  • Barnier, A.J., Keil, P.G., Harris, C., Sutton, J., & Dixon, R. (2011, August). Individual versus collaborative recall of simple words, our friends and our lives: Evidence for transactive memory in older married couples? In W. Hirst, S. Rajaram, & A.J. Barnier (Chair), Social Aspects of Memory: Collaborative Remembering and Collective Memory Paper presented at the 5th International Conference on Memory, York, UK.
  • Barnier, A.J., Sutton, J., Harris, C.B., Keil, P. (2011, August). Evidence for socially distributed memory in the collaborative recall of older married couples? In J. Sutton (Chair), Memory, Extended Mind, and Distributed Cognition Paper presented at the 5th International Conference on Memory, York, UK.
  • Stone, C.B., Barnier, A.J., Sutton, J., & Hirst, W. (2011, August). Forgetting our shared, autobiographical memories through conversation: Socially shared retrieval-induced forgetting within intimate couples. In W. Hirst, S. Rajaram, & A.J. Barnier (Chair), Social Aspects of Memory: Collaborative Remembering and Collective Memory Paper presented at the 5th International Conference on Memory, York, UK.
  • Temler, M., Barnier, A.J., Sutton, J., & McIlwain, D. (2011, July). Social contagion without contagion: The effects of social cues, personality and culture on the narrative style and accuracy of memories of unshared personal events. Colloquium at the Centre on Autobiographical Memory Research (Con Amore), Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark.
  • Temler, M., Barnier, A.J., Sutton, J., & McIlwain, D. (2011, June). Autobiographical memory distortion in the absence of misinformation: Social contagion without contagion. Poster session presented at the 9th Biennial Meeting for the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition (SARMAC IX), New York, USA.
  • Barnier, A.J., Harris, C.B., Keil, P.G., & Sutton, J., & Dixon, R. (2011, June). Individual versus collaborative recall of (nonpersonal) words and (personal) names and places in older married couples: Evidence for the social scaffolding of memory? In A.J. Barnier, S. Rajaram, & J. Sutton (Chair), Scaffolding Memory: When People and Objects Help Remembering Paper presented at the 9th Biennial Meeting of the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, New York.
  • Harris, C.B., Barnier, A.J., Sutton, J., McIlwain, D., & Keil, P.G. (2011, June). Being us: Shared remembering in older couples. In A. Brown & J. Buckner (Chair), Construing the Self Across and Between the Lifespan Paper presented at the 9th Biennial Meeting of the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, New York.
  • Sutton, J., & Barnier, A.J. (2011, February). Collaborative recall & memory in older couples. Colloquium at the Memory node meeting, Centre for Cognition & its Disorders, UNSW.
  • Sutton, J., & McIlwain, D.J.F. (2010, December). Applying intelligence to the reflexes: Instruction and influence in skilled movement. Invited colloquium at the workshop on Expertise, Pedagogy, and Practice, University of Wollongong, Wollongong.
  • Sutton, J. (2010, December). Going Down and Out: mechanisms, plasticity, and scaffolding in the sciences of memory. Invited presentation given at the Mechanisms and Levels of Explanation in the Cognitive Sciences, Macquarie University, Australia.
  • Barnier, A.J., Sutton, J., Harris, C., Keil, P., & McIlwain, D. (2010, October). When and how does remembering with others help memory? Paper presented at the 2010 Annual Memory Day, Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Sydney, Australia.
  • Sutton, J., & McIlwain, D.J.F. (2010, October). Applying intelligence to the reflexes: instruction and influence in skilled movement. Invited presentation given at the SEAM symposium on Somatic Engagement, Agency, and Mediation in performance, Seymour Centre, Sydney, Australia.
  • Sutton, J. (2010, August). Interdisciplinarity: cognition, philosophy, and sciences of memory. Invited presentation given at the European Institute summer school 'Food, memory and cultural heritage' for IEHCA (European Institute for the History and Culture of Food), François-Rabelais University, Tours, France.
  • Sutton, J. (2010, August). How to Share a Memory. Paper presented at the Collective Intentionality VII: perspectives on social ontology, Basel, Switzerland.
  • Sutton, J. (2010, August). Observer memories and collaborative recall: construction without distortion in autobiographical remembering. Paper presented at the Meeting of the European Society for Philosophy & Psychology (ESPP), Bochum, Germany.
  • Sutton, J. (2010, July). Self-Influence during Expert Performance. Invited presentation given at the 4th workshop of Australasian Skill Acquisition Research Group (ASARG), Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra, Australia.
  • Sutton, J., Harris, C.B., Barnier, A.J., Keil, P., & McIlwain, D.J.F. (2010, July). The Extended Mind and the Nature of Memory. Paper presented at the Australasian Association of Philosophy (AAP) Annual Conference, University of New South Wales, Australia.
  • Sutton, J. (2010, July). Anachronism in the cognitive life of things: early modern distributed cognition. Paper presented at the Literature and Science: 4th conference of the Australasian Association for Literature, University of New South Wales, Australia.
  • Stone, C.B., Barnier, A.J., Sutton, J., & Hirst, W. (2010, June). Forgetting our shared, autobiographical memories through conversation: Socially shared retrieval-induced forgetting within intimate couples. Paper presented at the Theoretical Perspectives on Autobiographical Memory conference, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark.
  • Sutton, J., & McIlwain, D.J.F. (2010, June). Applying intelligence to the reflexes: verbal, visual, & embodied influences on skilled movement. Paper presented at the Language, Culture, Mind (LCM) IV, Turku, Finland.
  • Sutton, J. (2010, June). On the multiplicity of perspectives in autobiographial remembering: some implications of the independence of field and observer vantage-points. Poster session presented at the Theoretical Perspectives on Autobiographical Memory, Aarhus University, Denmark.
  • Sutton, J. (2010, April). Embodied Cognition in the time of Shakespeare. Invited symposium conducted at the Annual Meeting of the Shakespeare Association of America (SAA), Chicago, USA.
  • Sutton, J. (2010, April). The Disunity of ‘Memory’. Invited presentation given at the Memory Studies Center, Lewis and Clark College, Portland, USA.
  • Sutton, J. (2010, April). How do we influence ourselves? Invited colloquium at the Department of Philosophy, Lewis and Clark College, Portland, USA.
  • Sutton, J. (2010, March). Early Modern Memory Practices: explorations in cognitive history. Invited presentation given at the Crossroads Lecture series, Program in Medieval and Early Modern Studies (MEMS), University of North Carolina, USA.
  • Colling, L. J., Thompson, W. F., and Sutton, J. (2009, December). The influence of limb and joint information on action synchronisation. Paper presented at the 2nd International Conference on Music Communication Science, Sydney, Australia.
  • Stone, C. B., Barnier, J. A., Sutton, J., & Hirst, W. (2009, November). Forgetting each other's personal past through conversation: Socially-shared retrieval-induced forgetting for autobiographical memories. Paper presented at the 50th annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston, MA, USA.
  • Colling, L. J., Thompson, W.F., & Sutton, J. (2009, October). Action Synchronisation with biological motion. Paper presented at the 9th meeting of the Australasian Society for Cognitive Science, Sydney, Australia.
  • Colling, L.J., Thompson, W.F., & Sutton, J. (2009, September). The effect of movement similarity on interpersonal synchronisation: A motion capture study. Paper presented at the HCSNet Workshop of Movement and Motion Capture, Sydney, Australia.
  • Harris, C. B., Barnier, A. J., & Sutton, J. (2009, September). Collaborative remembering: When can remembering with others be beneficial? Presentation given at the 9th Australasian Society for Cognitive Science Conference, Macquarie University, Australia.
  • Stone, C. B., Barnier, J. A., Sutton, J., & Hirst, W. (2009, July). Forgetting each other's personal past: Socially-shared retrieval-induced forgetting for autobiographical memories. Paper presented at the 8th Biennial Meeting of the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition (SARMAC VIII), Kyoto, Japan.
  • Harris, C.B., Barnier, A.J., Sutton, J., & Keil, P.G. (2009, July). Collaborative remembering. In Hirst, W. (Chair), Social Aspects of Individual and Collective Memory Invited paper presented at the 8th Biennial Meeting of the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, Kyoto, Japan.
  • Harris, C. B., Barnier, A. J., & Sutton, J. (2009, May). Is collaborative inhibition inevitable? In A. Memon (Chair), 'Interpersonal Dimensions of Remembering: Memory Performance and Biases in a Social Context,' Invited paper presented at the Symposium at the 21st Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Marriot Hotel, San Francisco, California, USA.
  • Sutton, J. (2008, December). The disunity of 'memory'. Keynote paper presented at the Warwick Centre for Memory Studies, University of Warwick, UK.
  • Harris, C.B., Barnier, A.J., & Sutton, J. (2008, November). Turn-taking vs. consensus in collaborative recall. Poster session presented at the 49th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Chicago Hilton Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
  • Harris, C.B., Keil, P., Barnier, A.J., & Sutton, J. (2008, November). Collaborative remembering in older couples. Paper presented at the Macquarie University Memory Day, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.
  • Sutton, J. (2008, November). Construction and point of view in remembering and imaging. Paper presented at the Macquarie University Memory Day, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.
  • Christensen, W., & Sutton, J. (2008, October). Habits, addiction, and neuroscience. Invited paper presented at the ARC interdisciplinary workshop 'Advances in Addiction Neuroscience: policy, treatment, ethics, and self-understanding', University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia..
  • Sutton, J. (2008, October). How do we influence ourselves? Skilled movement and embodied cognition. Invited presentation given at the Philosophy Colloquia, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.
  • Sutton, J. (2008, September). Brains, mechanism, and history. Invited paper presented at the Brain Sciences UNSW Symposium, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
  • Stone, C.B., Barnier, A.J., Sutton, J., & Hirst, W. (2008, September). Building social consensus about the past: Memorability, integration and socially-shared retrieval-induced forgetting. Invited presentation given at the New School for Social Research, New York, NY, USA..
  • Sutton, J., & Tribble, E. (2008, August). Cognitive theory, cultural history, and early modern studies. Paper presented at the Inaugural Conference of the International Society for Cultural History, Ghent, Belgium.
  • Sutton, J. (2008, August). How do we influence ourselves? Skilled movement and embodied cognition. Invited presentation given at the Philosophy Colloquia, Monash University, Melbourne.
  • Harris, C.B., Keil, P., Barnier, A.J., & Sutton, J. (2008, July). Collaborative remembering in older couples. Paper presented at the 35th International Systemic Functional Congress, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.
  • Sutton, J., & Tribble, E. (2008, July). Cognitive theory, cultural history, and early modern studies. Paper presented at the conference of the Australasian Association for Literature, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.
  • Stone, C.B., Barnier, J.A., Sutton, J., & Hirst, W. (2008, June). Building social consensus about the past: socially-shared retrieval-induced forgetting for important information. Paper presented at the 15th General Meeting of the European Association of Experimental Social Psychology, Opatija, Croatia.
  • Sutton, J. (2008, May). Remembering and situated cognition. Invited paper presented at the Embodied in the 'Gong' Symposium, University of Wollongong, Australia.
  • Christensen, W., & Sutton, J. (2008, May). Habits, intentionality, and agency. Paper presented at the Workshop on Philosophy and Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.
  • Christensen, W., & Sutton, J. (2008, May). Habits, intentionality, and agency. Invited presentation given at the Philosophy Colloquia, University of Tasmania, Hobart.
  • Christensen, W., & Sutton, J. (2008, May). Habits, intentionality, and agency. Invited presentation given at the Philosophy Colloquia, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.
  • Sutton, J. (2008, February). Bodies, skills, and objects: problems and prospects for the history of habits. Paper presented at the Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Shakespeare Association, Otago, New Zealand.
  • Barnier, A.J., Khan, T., Harris, C.B., & Sutton, J. (2007, November). Social contagion of autobiographical memories. In A.J. Barnier (Chair), Toward a cognitive psychology of collective memory. Paper presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomics Society, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Long Beach, USA.
  • Bariner, A.J., & Sutton, J. (2007, July). Introduction: From autobiographical memory to collective memory. In A.J. Barnier & J. Sutton (Chair), From autobiographical memory to collective memory. Paper presented at the 8th Australian Society for Cognitive Science Conference, Adelaide.
  • Barnier, A.J., & Sutton, J. (2007, July). Introduction: From autobiographical memory to collective memory. In A.J. Barnier & J. Sutton (Chair), From autobiographical memory to collective memory Paper presented at the 8th Australasian Society for Cognitive Science Conference, Adelaide.
  • Barnier, A.J., & Sutton, J. (2007, January). Introduction: From autobiographical memory to collective memory. Paper presented at the 8th Australasian Society for Cognitive Science, Adelaide, Australia.

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