Stanislas Dehaene


Primary Section: 52, Psychological and Cognitive Sciences
Membership Type:
International Member (elected 2010)

Research Interests

Stanislas Dehaene's interests concern the cerebral bases of specifically human cognitive functions such as language, calculation, and conscious reasoning. The team uses a variety of experimental methods, including mental chronometry in normal subjects, cognitive analyses of brain-lesioned patients, and brain-imaging studies with positron emission tomography, functional magnetic resonance imaging, and high-density recordings of event-related potentials. Formal models of minimal neuronal networks are also devised and simulated in an attempt to throw some links between molecular, physiological, imaging, and behavioral data.

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