doc. dr. Toma Strle

Docent / assistant professor

Kabinet / Room: Vegova 4 ( glej zemljevid |  see map)

(naslov za pošto: Toma Strle, Kardeljeva ploščad 16, SI-1000 Ljubljana
mail address: Toma Strle, Kardeljeva ploščad 16, SI-1000 Ljubljana)

E-naslov / e-mail: toma.strle (at)


TOMA STRLE is an assistant professor at the University of Ljubljana, a philosopher and cognitive scientist. He holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and a doctorate in philosophy of cognitive science. His main research interests include decision-making, consciousness and metacognition, the relation between first- and third-person approaches to researching and understanding the human mind, the relation between embodied, enactive and predictive processing models of mind (with emphasis on self-referential processes and decision-making), neurolaw, neuroethics, and neuroeducation.

Izbrane objave / selected publications:

  • Strle, T. & Markič, O. 2018. Looping effects of neurolaw and the precarious marriage between neuroscience and the law. Balkan Journal of Philosophy 10(1), 17-26.
  • Strle, T. 2016. Embodied, enacted and experienced decision-making. Phainomena 25(98/99), 83-107.
  • Strle, T. 2016. Feeling and thinking about the future: offline metacognition in decision-making. Interdisciplinary description of complex systems 14(4), 331-343.
  • Strle, T. 2016. Odločanje: od laboratorija do resničnosti vsakdanjega življenja. Analiza 20(1), 61-84.
  • Strle, T. 2013. Why should we study experience more systematically: neurophenomenology and modern cognitive science. Interdisciplinary description of complex systems 11(4), 376-390.   


 Osebna bibliografija /  published papers



Raziskovalna področja / Research areas:

  • Decision-making: first- and third-person perspective and methods, every-day vs. hipothetical lab decisions, the role of goals in decision-making, decision-making from an enactivist perspective, decision-making as a self-referential activity, decision-making and metacognition.
  • Consciousness, metacognition and the self-referential nature of mind.
  • The relation between first- and third-person perspectives on mind.
  • The relation between embodied, enactive and predictive processing models of mind.
  • Emerging interdisciplinary fields: Neuroeducation, neurolaw, neuroethics.

Raziskovalne teme za študente / Research topics for students:


Predmeti na 1. stopnji / Courses (First Cycle):

    • Učenje in kreiranje znanja – od možganov do izkustva / Learning and knowledge creation – from brain to experience
    • Opazovanje, poslušanje, dialog / Observing, Listening, Dialogue

    Predmeti na 2. stopnji / Courses (Second Cycle):

    • Uvod v kognitivno znanost 1 / Introduction to Cognitive Science 1
    • Uvod v kognitivno znanost 2 / Introduction to Cognitive Science 2
    • Uvod v raziskovanje 1 / Introduction into Research 1
    • Uvod v raziskovanje 2 / Introduction into Research 2
    • Trendi v kognitivni znanosti / Trends in Cognitive Science
    • Uvod v filozofijo / Introduction to Philosophy
    • Prvoosebno raziskovanje / First person research
    • Interdisciplinarna obravnava kognitivnega fenomena 1 / Interdisciplinary Approach to a Cognitive Phenomenon 1
    • Interdisciplinarna obravnava kognitivnega fenomena 2 / Interdisciplinary Approach to a Cognitive Phenomenon 2

    Projekti / Projects:

      • Merjenje psihofizioloških parametrov kot vhodnih podatkov računalniškega adaptivnega testiranja / Measuring psychophysiological parameters as input data for computerized adaptive testing (2013-2016, ARRS)
      • Deskriptivno vzorčenje doživljanja - misli in abstraktno razmišljanje / Descriptive experience sampling - thoughts and abstract thinking (2013, Faculty of Education)