Dr. Parashkev Nachev
Dr. Parashkev Nachev is a Lecturer at the Institute of Neurology at University College London. He completed his postgraduate training at Hammersmith Hospital in London before receiving a Ph.D. in neuroscience from Imperial College London. He has published numerous research articles in the field of cognitive neuroscience in peer-reviewed scientific journals, and has presented his research findings at scientific conferences.
Dr. Nachev’s current research interests include the neural basis of voluntary action, the conceptual analysis of neuroscientific thought, the anthropology of neuroscience, and oculomotor prosthetics. He is collaborating with the Oculomotor Research Group of the Department of Clinical Neurology at the University of Oxford, studying the neural control of eye movements both in health and disease.
William Latham first met Dr. Nachev through his collaboration with Dr. Brigitta Zics, from Newcastle University, whilst they were working on SoftV Ltd on the gamification of Neuroscience projects under Prof Geraint Rees.
In September 2013 Dr. Nachev presented at the Mutator 1+2 symposium. His talk explored: the relation between the conscious and the unconscious in the total effect of art; digital tools for unconscious manipulation in art; creating “aperceptual” art.