Articles in peer-reviewed journals

  • De Bruin, L.C. & Strijbos, D.W. (2019) Does Confabulation Pose a Threat to First-Person Authority? Topoi, doi:
  • De Bruin, L.C. & Michael, J. (2018). Prediction Error Minimization as a framework for social cognition research. Erkenntnis, doi:
  • Bruin, L.C. de & Strijbos, D.W. (2018). Eerste-persoons autoriteit, zelfregulatie en het probleem van confabulatie. Algemeen Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Wijsbegeerte, 110 (3), 273-289.
  • Strijbos, D.W. & De Bruin, L.C. (forthcoming). Constitutie, causaliteit en mechanistische verklaring in de psychiatrie. In Meynen, G. & Denys, D. (eds.) Handboek psychiatrie en filosofie Deel II. Utrecht: De Tijdstroom
  • De Bruin, L.C., Dings, R.P.J.M. & Gallagher, S. (2017). The multidimensionality and context dependency of selves Bruin, L.C. de; Dings, R., Gallagher, S. (2017). Ajob Neuroscience 8, pp. 112-114
  • De Bruin, L.C. (2016). First-person Folk Psychology: Mindreading and Mindshaping. Studia Philosophica Estonica, doi:
  • De Bruin, L.C. & Michael, J. (2016). Prediction error minimization: Implications for Embodied Cognition and the Extended Mind Hypothesis. Brain and Cognition. doi: 10.1016/j.bandc.2016.01.009.
  • Dijkstra, N. & De Bruin, L.C. (2016). Cognitive Neuroscience and Causal Inference, Frontiers in Psychiatry. doi:
  • De Bruin, L.C. & Strijbos, D.W. (2015). Direct Social Perception, Mindreading and Predictive Coding. Consciousness and Cognition. doi: 10.1016/j.concog.2015.04.014
  • Dings, R.P.J.M. & De Bruin, L.C. (2015). Situating the self: understanding the effects of deep brain stimulation. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 1-15. doi: 10.1007/s11097-015-9421-3
  • Dings, R.P.J.M. & De Bruin, L.C. (2015). A Young Scientists’ Perspective on DBS: A Plea for an International DBS Organization. Neuroethics 8 (2), 187-190. doi: 10.1007/s12152-015-9231-x
  • Michael, J. & De Bruin, L.C. (2015). How direct is social perception? Consciousness and Cognition 36, 373-375. doi: 10.1016/j.concog.2015.08.005
  • De Bruin, L.C. & Strijbos, W. (2015). Self-interpretation as first-person mindshaping. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, 18 (2), 297-307. doi: 10.1007/s10677-015-9579-3
  • Gijsbers, V. & De Bruin, L.C. (2014). Agency and Woodward’s Interventionism. Synthese, 191(8), 1775-1791.
  • De Bruin, L.C. & Dings, R. (2014). Going Beyond Mind-Body Dualism Requires Revising the Self. AJOB Neuroscience 5, 4
  • De Bruin L.C., Jongepier, F. & Strijbos, D.W. (2014). Mental Agency as Self-regulation. Review of Philosophy & Psychology. doi: 10.1007/s13164-014-0190-7.
  • De Bruin, L.C. & Newen, A. (2014). The Developmental Paradox of False Belief Understanding: A Dual-system Solution. Synthese, 191(3), 297-320.
  • De Bruin, L.C. Strijbos, D.W. & Slors, M. (2013). Situating Emotions: from Embodied Cognition to Mindreading. Topoi, 33(1), 173-184.
  • De Bruin, L.C., Van Elk, M. & Newen, A. (2012). Reconceptualizing Second-person Interaction. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2012.00151
  • De Bruin, L.C. & Gallagher, S. (2012). Embodied Simulation: an Unproductive Explanation. Trends in Cognitive Science, 16, 98-99.
  • De Bruin, L.C. & Newen, A. (2012). An Association-based Account of False Belief Understanding. Cognition 123(2), 240–259.
  • De Bruin, L.C. & Kästner, L. (2012). Dynamic Embodied Cognition. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 11(4), 541-563.
  • Strijbos, D.W. & De Bruin, L.C. (2012). Reason Attribution Without Belief-Desire Ascription. Grazer Philosophische Studien, 86, 157-180.
  • De Bruin, L.C. & De Haan, S. (2012). Enactivism: In search of the whole story. Journal of Cognitive Semiotics (1), 225-250.
  • De Bruin, L.C. Strijbos, D.W. & Slors, M. (2011). Mindreading in Early Social Development? Review of Philosophy & Psychology 2(3), 499-517
  • De Bruin, L.C. & Strijbos, D.W. (2013). Universal belief-desire psychology? A dilemma for Theory Theory and Simulation Theory. Philosophical Psychology, 26(5), 744-764
  • Strijbos, D.W. & De Bruin, L.C. (2011). Making Folk psychology explicit: The Relevance of Robert Brandom’s Philosophy for the Debate on Social Cognition. Philosophia, 40, 139-163.
  • De Bruin, L.C. & Strijbos, D.W. (2010). Interpretation without Principles: an Alternative to Belief-desire Psychology. Philosophical Explorations 13, 257-274
  • De Haan, S. & De Bruin, L.C. (2010). Reconstructing the Minimal Self, or how to make sense of ownership and agency. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 9, 373-396
  • Strijbos, D.W. & De Bruin, L.C. (2009). Towards an analytic pragmatist account of folk psychology. In Amoretti, C. et al (eds.) Towards an Analytic Pragmatism: Workshop on Brandom’s recent Philosophy of Language, 152-58
  • De Bruin, L.C. (2008). A new story about folk psychology. Philosophical Explorations, 11, 3, 263-71


  • De Bruin, L.C., Newen, A. & Gallagher, S. (eds.) Handbook of 4E Cognition. Oxford University Press (forthcoming)
  • De Bruin, L.C., Jongepier, F. & De Maagt, S. (2017) Ik: Filosofie van het Zelf. Amsterdam: Boom (HAVO philosophy final exams 2018 – 2021)
  • Slors, M.V.P., De Bruin, L.C. & Strijbos, D.W. (2015). Philosophy of Mind, Brain and Behaviour. Amsterdam: Boom.

Edited special Issues 

  • Strijbos, D., De Bruin, L.C. and Glas, G. (in press). The Future of Psychiatry: Beyond Scientism and Scepticism, special issue in Philosophy, Psychiatry, Psychology.
  • De Bruin, L.C., Kalis, A. & Strijbos, D.W. and Glas, G. (2017). Causal Explanation in Psychiatry. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 8.
  • Michael, J. & De Bruin, L.C. (2015) Social Perception. Consciousness and Cognition, 36, 1-572
  • De Bruin, L.C. & Sie, M. (2015) Narrativity, Interpretation and Responsibility, Phenomenology and Cognitive Science. doi: 10.1007/s11097-014-9388-5
  • De Bruin, L.C. & Newen, A. (2011). Consciousness, Reductionism and the Explanatory Gap. Philosophia, 39

Book chapters

  • De Bruin, L.C. (2018) False Belief Understanding, 4E Cognition and Predictive Processing. In De Bruin, L.C., Newen, A. & Gallagher, S. (eds.) The Handbook of 4E Cognition, Oxford: Oxford University Press
  • De Bruin, L.C. (2014) Theory of Mind and False Belief Understanding. In Saracho, O. & Spodek, B. (eds.) Contemporary Perspectives on Theory of Mind in Early Childhood Education, Charlotte: Information Age Publishing