De Brigard, F. & Michaelian, K. (Forthcoming). Memory. New Problems of Philosophy Series. Routledge: London and N.Y.


De Brigard, F. & Pavese, C. (Forthcoming). Special issue on memory and skill. Philosophical Psychology.

Botero, J.J. & De Brigard, F. (2017). Número especial sobre filosofía y psiquiatría. Ideas y Valores: Revista Colombiana de Filosofía. No. 66, Supl. 3.

Muñoz-Suárez, C.M. & De Brigard, F. (Eds.). (2015). Content and Consciousness Revisited. N.Y. Springer.


Montañés, P. & De Brigard, F. (2011). Neuropsicología clínica y cognoscitiva. Second Edition. Colección General Psicología. Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. 


Montañés, P. & De Brigard, F. (2001). Neuropsicología clínica y cognoscitiva. Serie Psicobiología. Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. [In Spanish. Title in English: Clinical and Cognitive Neuropsychology. Reprinted, 2005]


In Press

 Stanley, M. L., De Brigard, F. (in press). Moral memories and the belief in the good self. Current Directions in Psychological Science. 

Stanley, M.L.* Henne, P.*, & De Brigard, F. (In press). Remembering moral and immoral actions in constructing the self. Memory and Cognition

De Brigard, F. (In press). Know-how, intellectualism, and memory systems. Philosophical Psychology.

Stanley, M.L.*, Gessell, B.S.*, & De Brigard, F. (In press). Network modularity as a foundation for neural reuse. Philosophy of Science.

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

De Brigard, F., Hanna, E.*, St Jacques, P.L., & Schacter, D.L. (In press). How thinking about what could have been affects how we feel about what was. Cognition and Emotion. doi:10.1080/02699931.2018.1478280

Murray, S.*, Murray, E., Stewart, G.W.*, Sinnott-Armstrong, W., & De Brigard, F. (In press). Responsibility for forgetting. Philosophical Studies. doi: 10.1007/s11098-018-1053-3

Henne, P.*, Semler, J., Chituc, V., De Brigard, F., & Sinnott-Armstrong, W. (In press). Against Some Recent Arguments for ‘Ought’ Implies ‘Can’: Reasons, Deliberation, Trying, and Furniture. Philosophia. doi: 10.1007/s11406-017-9944


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] [link]

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. [pdf] [link]

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

De Brigard, F. & Gessell, B.S.* (2018). Why episodic memory may not be for communication. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 41. doi:10.1017/S0140525X17001303 [pdf] [link]


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



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. [pdf] [link]

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. [pdf] [link]

Stanley, M. L.* & De Brigard, F. (2016). Modularity in network neuroscience and neural reuse. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 39. doi:10.1017/S0140525X150006 [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. [pdf] [link]

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][link]

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 Neuroscience V. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. pp. 1071-1078. [pdf] [link]

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. [pdf] [link]

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. [pdf] [link]



De Brigard, F. (2010). Attention, Consciousness, 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] [link]

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] [link]

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] [link]

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

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. [pdf] [link]

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]

Non-academic publications


De Brigard, F. (2015). Why We Imagine. Scientific American Mind. 26(6): 28-35. [pdf] [link]

De Brigard, F. (2014). The Anatomy of Amnesia. Scientific American Mind. 25(3): 39-43.

De Brigard, F. (2014). The New Paideia. 3:AM Magazine. January 7. [pdf] [link]

Acevedo-Triana, C., Cárdenas, F., & De Brigard, F. (2013). Finding Memory: Interview with Daniel L. Schacter. Universitas Psychologica. 12(5): 1605-1610. [pdf] [link]

De Brigard, F. (2005). Estados Unidos: Entre Ilusiones y Prejuicios. Revista Javeriana. 711. [pdf] [link]

De Brigard, F. (1997). Cuentos para tomar con una copa de jerez. Autores Gimnasianos, Bogotá. [pdf] [link]


Dennett, D.C. (2007). Romper el hechizo. La religión como fenómeno natural. Katz Editores: Argentina. (Original in English: Breaking the Spell. Religion as a natural phenomenon. Viking, 2006) [pdf] [link]