David Sander 1

David Sander

Function: Professeur ordinaire

Nom du groupe: Neuropsychology and Cognitive Neuroscience of Emotion

Group type: Main

Affiliations: Faculty of Psychology and Science of Education, Psychology Section

Domaines: Affective and Social Neurosciences

Mot clés: brain damages, Emotion, Neuropsychology

Activités de recherche

The research program consists in investigating appraisal processes in emotion, and their effects on attention and memory, using the experimental approaches of cognitive neuropsychology and cognitive neuroscience. This line of research brings together behavioral data as well as brain imaging data from healthy subjects and brain-damaged patients in order to better understand the emotional response to relevant visual, auditory, or olfactory stimuli. In particular, we test the computational profile of the human amygdala in order to constrain psychological models of emotion.

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Faculté de psychologie et sciences de l’éducation
Université de Genève
Email: David.Sander@unige.ch