Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience

The Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience (Bertarelli Chair in Cognitive Neuroprosthetics) targets the brain mechanisms of body perception, body awareness and self-consciousness.
© Matthieu Gafsou

© Matthieu Gafsou / EPFL 2019

LNCO awarded 4-year SNF grant to study hallucinations in PD

— Professor Olaf Blanke's proposal "Unravelling the sensorimotor brain mechanisms of hallucinations in PD using neurorobotics" awarded funding from the Swiss National Science Foundation. 

LNCO announces two PhD positions for November 2019

— The Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience is accepting applications for two PhD positions in "Neural Coupling Between Episodic Autobiographical Memory & Self-Consciousness" and "Experimental Induction of Out-of-Body Experiences Using Virtual Reality & Robotics".

ImmersiveLab installation at EPFL open days

— It is our pleasure to invite you to the Installation "Multiple Bodies, Super Egos and Virtual Selves" – a collaboration with the ImmersiveLab which will be presented at the EPFL open doors festivities, 14-15th Sept.

Michela Bassolino appointed as TT Assistant Professor

— Dr Michela Bassolino has been appointed as tenure track assistant professor at the HES SO, Valais.

You or me? Case study published in Cortex

— Michela Bassolino and colleagues' recent case study entitled "You or me? Disentangling perspectival, perceptual, and integrative mechanisms in heterotopagnosia" has been published in Cortex. The results offer a new interpretation of Heterotopagnosia-without-Autotopagnosia (HwA), which is characterized by the incapacity to point to body parts on others, but not on one's own body, 

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