Sophie Stammers

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I am research fellow on Project PERFECT. My research addresses issues in the philosophy of mind, epistemology and philosophy of cognitive science. In particular, I am interested in implicit cognition, implicit bias and the nature of the implicit/explicit distinction. Another aspect of my research addresses confabulation and related explanation-giving behaviours in both clinical and non-clinical contexts, with a view to understanding the associated costs and benefits.


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Overcoming injustice in mental health: is there a role for philosophy?


On World Mental Health Day, Lisa Bortolotti and Sophie Stammers explore how sometimes a person’s credibility is wrongfully denied or the person lacks the resources to interpret their own experience due to belonging to a stigmatised group.

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