Benjamin Maier

Benjamin Maier is pursuing graduate studies in neuro-cognitive psychology at LMU, Munich. He completed his undergraduate studies in psychology at South Dakota State University and interned in a research lab in South Dakota.

Self Referential Thought: A Neuro-Scientific Perspective

Benjamin Maier investigates the thinking about ourselves, which takes place precisely when we are not perceiving, reasoning or making decisions. Viewed from a purely neuro-scientific perspective, it appears that the ego, which is associated with the sense of self, makes up the most important part of all our mental operations. In some ways, we even think about ourselves when we do not think. In... Continue Reading

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