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

Atena Fadaeijo & Jemina Fasola to present at IEEE conferences

— PhD students Atena Fadaeijouybari and Jemina Fasola will present their work at two key IEEE conferences in robotics (IROS2019) and Engineering in Medicine and Biology (EMBC2019) respectively. 

IMMERSIVE LAB: LNCO collaborator premieres new installation at NIFFF

— IMMERSIVE LAB presents BEYOND THE WALL: THE UNSEEN COORDINATION, specifically developed for the NIFFF by Simon Schaerlaeken and Donald Glowinski

Dr Michael Pereira receives Best Poster Award at ASSC23

— "Electrophysiological correlates of tactile awareness and associated confidence" by Michael Pereira et al. receives Best Poster Award at the 23rd annual conference of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC23) in London, Ontario. 

Nature Comms: Augmented manipulation ability with six-fingered hands

— In collaboration with the groups of Carsten Mehring (Freiburg) and Etienne Burdet (Imperial College), Michel Akselrod and other researchers from the Blanke Lab investigated the superior manipulation abilities of two polydactyly subjects. 

Open position: postdoctoral researcher in human electrophysiology

— The Laboratory of Olaf Blanke at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) is currently looking for a Postdoctoral Researcher to join our team and contribute to one of our core research topics: the brain mechanisms of consciousness and its link to multisensory bodily perception and the self.

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