Books, Podcasts, Articles, Publications, Passages, Videos, and More With Strong Impact


While I love + have read many others, with these I *felt* an experience of learning, being moved from where I was to somewhere new, particularly inspired. In rather random order:

James Baldwin – Giovanni’s Room, Cambridge speech, + everything he’s ever said
Lisa Feldman-Barrett – How Emotions Are Made, Brainscience, Mindscape, + Podcasts
Humboldt State University native american studies series curated by Kaitlin Reed.
Robert Sapolosky – Behave, Human Behavioral Biology, + many youtube talks
Catherine Kerr – articles and talks
Pema Chodron – When Things Fall Apart
All My Relations Podcast
Michael Yellowbird – talks + writings
Paulo Freire – Pedagogy of the Oppressed
Ginger Campbell’s Brain Science Podcast
Fannie Lou Hamer – podcasts + articles of her work
Peter Levine – Waking the Tiger + other work
Mobile Homecoming with Alexis Pauline Gumbs + Sangadore – service
Maxine Sheets-Johnstone – many papers + talks.
Howard Zinn – A People’s History of the United States
Gabor Mate – When the Body Says No + many talks online
Angela Davis – Many talks + writings
Critical Resistance – people, work, writings, + more
American Indian Movement – people, work, + more
Nina Simone – Almost all her songs
Francisco Varela – many papers, books, + talks
Autumn Asher Blackdeer – talks + tweets
Tich Nhat Hanh – many writings
Tara Brach – dharma talks
Breakdances With Wolves Podcast
The Myth of “Virgin” Wilderness – memes + writings
Dee Brown – Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
Guattari + Deleuze – Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia
Studs Terkel – Working
Art Ensemble of Chicago – Bap-tizum + more
Sex at Dawn – text
Red Nation – podcasts + more
W.E.B. Du Bois – The Souls of Black Folk
Carlo Rovelli – Reality is Not What it Seems + Seven Brief Lessons in Physics
Combahee River Collective – writings
Barbara Smith – many talks
Kimberle Crenshaw – writings + talks
Michael Ondaatje – many books
Isabella Rossellini – green porno series
Philip Ball – many talks
Native Land Map – work
John Leguizamo – Latin History for Morons
Audre Lorde – many talks + writings
David Bohm – many talks
Rosalyn LaPier – talks + writings
Alicia Garza – Lady Don’t Take No + much more
Linda Tuhiwai Smith – many writings + talks
Ishmael Reed – Mumbo Jumbo
Albert Camus – The Myth of Sisyphus + others
David Tong – many talks + writings
Kafka – The Castle + many other writing
Eugene Gendlin – Focusing
Louis Althusser – writings
Lynne Kelly – talks
Misamaaki Lori Brave Rock + Api-soomaahka William Singer III – talks
Sean Carroll’s Mindscape Podcast
Aldous Huxley – Brave New World
Intercontinental American Indigenous Research Association (iAIRA) – Many contributors
Morag Gamble – talks
Liana Zanette – writings
First Nations – many talks + writings

more coming…


I made this list, below, for a workshop in 2019. These readings are specifically related to neuro, cognitive science, + neurophenomenology. Some of them overlap with the list above:

* Steps to a science of inter-being: Unfolding the Dharma implicit in modern cognitive science – Varela F. J. (1999)
*Dr Ginger Campbell’s Brain Science Podcast – http://brainsciencepodcast.com/.
*The Embodied Mind – Varela, Thompson, Rosch
*Dr Robert Sapolsky – Online Stanford lectures + Behave: the Best and Worst of Human Behavior
*Grasping intersubjectivity: an invitation to embody social interaction research – Hanne De Jaegher1,2 & Barbara Pieper3,4 &Daniel Clénin3,5,6 & Thomas Fuchs7
*Framing a phenomenological interview: what, why and how – Simon Høffding1 & Kristian Martiny1,2
*Excavating belief about past experience: Experiential dynamics of the reflective act. – Urban KordesEma Demšar
*Participatory sense-making – An enactive approach to social cognition – Hanne De Jaegher & Ezequiel Di Paolo
*Building a Science of Experience – Neurophenomenology and Related Disciplines – Camila Valenzuela-Moguillansky – Alejandra Vásquez-Rosati – Alexander Riegler
*Horizons for the Enactive Mind: Values, Social Interaction, and Play – Ezequiel A. Di Paolo, Marieke Rohde, and Hanne De Jaegher
*The Enactive Approach – Ezequiel Di Paolo and Evan Thompson
*Maxine Sheets-Johnstone – Evolution of Mind – Madness Radio – https://www.madnessradio.net/evolution-mind-maxine-sheets-johnstone/
* Second-person In-depth phenomenological inquiry as an approach for studying enaction of beliefs – Urban Kordeš, Florian Klauser
* Enacting Enaction: A Dialectic Between Knowing and Being – Sebastjan Vörös • Michel Bitbol
*Describing one’s subjective experience in the second person: An interview method for the science of consciousness – Claire Petitmengin
*A Stochastic Theory of Phase Transitions in Human Hand Movement – G. Sch6ner 1, H. Haken 1, and J. A. S. Kelso 2
*Cardiac and Respiratory Patterns Synchronize between – Persons during Choir Singing – Viktor Mu¨ ller*, Ulman Lindenberger
*Exploring complexity matching and asynchrony dynamics in synchronized and syncopated task performances – Charles A. Coey⁎, Rachel W. Kallen, Anthony Chemero, Michael J. Richardson
*Being in the zone:physiological markers of togetherness in joint improvisation – LiorNoy1,2*, NavaLevit-Binun3 and YuliaGolland3
* Your body, my body, our coupling moves our bodies – Guillaume Dumas1,2,3*, JulienLaroche4 and AlexandreLehmann5,6,7
*Three Gestures of Becoming Aware – Conversation with Francisco Varela – January 12, 2000, Paris – Claus Otto Scharmer1
*Truth is What Works: Francisco J Varela on Cognitive Science, Buddhism, the inseperability of subject and object, and the exaggerations of constructivism – a conversation – Varela, Bernhard Poerksen
*The View from Within: First Person Approaches to the Study of Consciousness, Francisco Varela and Jonathan Shear (Eds)
*Thebodysocial:anenactiveapproachtotheself Miriam Kyselo
*If the Body Is Part of Our Discourse, Why Not Let It Speak? Five Critical Perspectives – Maxine Sheets-Johnstone
*The enactive approach – Theoretical sketches from cell to society – Tom Froese and Ezequiel A. Di Paolo
*The sense of agency – a phenomenological consequence of enacting sensorimotor schemes – Thomas Buhrmann1 & Ezequiel Di Paolo2,1,3
*Can social interaction constitute social cognition? – Hanne De Jaegher1, Ezequiel Di Paolo2 and Shaun Gallagher3,4
* Towards the source of thoughts The gestural and transmodal dimension of lived experience – Claire Petitmengin1

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