The Society for Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image (SCSMI) is an interdisciplinary organization made up of scholars interested in cognitive, philosophical, aesthetic, neurophysiological, and evolutionary-psychological approaches to the analysis of film and other moving-image media. The society is on the forefront of studying how moving-image media shape and are shaped by human psychological activity.

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2nd Call for papers: SCSMI film cognition conference, London June 17-20th 2015

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2nd CALL FOR PAPERS – SCSMI 2015 Society for Cognitive Studies of the Moving Images (SCSMI) Conference June 17-20th 2015 Birkbeck, University of London London, UK http://scsmi-online.org/conference The Society for Cognitive Studies of the Moving Images (SCSMI) invites proposals for...

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Cognitive Film Theory: Oxford Bibliography

By Ted Nannicelli

Dear Colleagues, Please forgive the shameless self-promotion, but this may be of interest to some of you: I have written an entry on cognitive film theory for the Oxford Bibliographies in Cinema and Media Studies. It is now available at: http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780199791286/obo-9780199791286-0142.xml?rskey=mkB5lG&result=33...

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The Malick Illusion: Perceptual segmentation in The Thin Red Line

By Luis Rocha Antunes

I wrote an essay for Film International on the idea of perceptual segmentation in film where I look at a speech illusion in Terrence Malick’s The Thin Red Line (1998). I call it the Malick Illusion and I look at its...

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Surface-Birkbeck-02SCSMI 2015, London – CFP

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