Elizaveta Solomonova

Research Scientist

unnamedElizaveta Solomonova is an interdisciplinary scientist working at the intersection of cognitive science, neuroscience and philosophy of mind. She is currently completing a PhD at the University of Montreal and is a researcher at the Dream and Nightmare Laboratory at the Center for Advanced Research in Sleep Medicine and at the Neurophilosophy Lab at McGill University.


Elizaveta has worked on projects on sleep disorders, sleep-dependent memory consolidation, and on the relationship between sleep, dreams and meditation. Her current projects are focused on the relationship between sleeping and dreaming body, and on social neuroscience of empathy. Combining methods from philosophy, neuroscience and art practices, Elizaveta aims at contributing to an enactive and embodied view of subjective and social ways of being in the world and with others.


  • Cognitive Science
  • Neuroscience
  • Phenomenology
  • Contemplative Science
  • Enactivism
  • Media Arts 


  • Neurophenomenology of dreaming
  • First-person methods in science and art research
  • Memory consolidation in sleep and wake
  • Contemplative science of sleep and dreaming
  • Embodied empathy