Cynthia Kraus

Cynthia Kraus, a philosopher, is a senior lecturer in Gender Studies and the Social Studies of Science and Medicine at the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Lausanne. She works on the sciences of brain sex and the neuroscience of desire, and how knowledge claims about the brain reconfigure, or not, the ways in which clinicians define, diagnose, and treat disorders of sex development (DSD), gender dysphoria and sexual troubles. She is an active member of the international network NeuroGenderings.

Brain Mind Society.

A critical account of neuroscience.

Mathieu ArminjonVincent BarrasEmilie BovetCynthia KrausFrancesco PaneseVincent PidouxNicholas Stücklin et Delphine Preissmann | 16.12.2014

Since the 1990s, which was proclaimed the “Decade of the brain” in the US by former president George Bush Sr., the rise of neuroscience has been considered a major scientific, historical, discursive, political, cultural and even mediatic event in western society (Rose and Abi-Rashed 2013). Countless symposiums and publications of all sorts have been produced [...]