Stefano Palminteri

Current position

Research fellow at Inserm

Host Institution

École Normale Supérieure, Inserm, Paris, France

Biases of human learning and decision-making

Stefano Palminteri and his team are studying the biases of human learning and decision-making. More precisely, they decipher the cognitive mechanisms and neural bases of these cognitive biases using a combination of experimental psychology, mathematical modelling and brain imaging.

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2012: PhD, Pierre and Marie Curie University, Paris, France

2012-2013: Post-doctorate, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France, Giorgio Coricelli's team

2014-2015 : Post-doctoral fellow, University College London, Great Britain, Sarah-Jayne Blakemore's team

2016 : Post-doctoral fellow, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France, Etienne Koechlin's team

2017: appointed Team Leader, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France


2017: winner of the Emergence(s) program of the City of Paris

2017: Winner of the ATIP-Avenir program

2018: winner of the Fyssen Foundation