Dr. Stanislas Dehaene

Cognitive Neuroscientist, Director, Cognitive NeuroImaging Unit, NeuroSpin

Cognitive neuroscientist and director of the Cognitive NeuroImaging Unit at NeuroSpin in Saclay, France, Stanislas Dehaene has made the study of the human brain his life work. His research combines the methods of experimental psychology, neuropsychology, neuroimaging and mathematical modeling to dissect the brain mechanisms associated with human competence, including mathematics, language processing, and access to consciousness. The scientific contributions and ongoing research led by Dehaene have resulted in important advancements in understanding the brain organization of human cognitive abilities and pathologies.