Carney, James P.
James Carney is a Research Associate in the Department of Experimental Psychology at the University of Oxford, where he has previously held a Marie Curie Fellowship and a Junior Research Fellowship. Having been cross-trained in interpretive and experimental disciplines, his research focuses on how the new sciences of the mind (cognitive science, evolutionary psychology, neuroscience) can be used in the analysis of cultural materials.
ArticlesIntroductionThe common origin of the adjective “corporeal” and the noun “corpse” in the Latin root corpus points to the value of mortuary practices for investigating how the human body is objectified. In post-mortem rituals, the body—formerly the manipulator of objects—becomes itself the object that is manipulated....Read more