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 / EPFL 2019
Amputees feel warmth in their missing hand
An unexpected discovery about temperature feedback has led to new bionic technology that allows amputees to sense the temperature of objects – both hot and cold – directly in the phantom hand. The technology opens up new avenues for non-invasive prosthetics.
Phantom Boarder and Presence Hallucinations: overlapping mechanisms?
Novel work relating Phantom Boarder Syndrome and Presence Hallucinations published in Movement Disorders Clinical Practice
Collaboration with the Memory Center of Lausanne University Hospital
We are happy to announce a new collaboration with Professor Gilles Allali and his team at the Memory Centre (Centre Leenards de la Memoire) of Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV). We have just successfully tested our first patient with Lewy Body dementia.