Delphine Preissmann

Delphine Preissmann studied psychology at the University of Geneva, where she obtained a Postgraduate degree (Diplôme d’Études Approfondies) in cognitive and experimental psychology. In 2009, she obtained her PhD in neuroscience from the Universities of Lausanne and Geneva. She now teaches experimental psychology and cognitive neurosciences at the Universities of Lausanne and Neuchâtel and at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL). Her research focuses on memory and behaviour, and their underlying brain correlates. She particularly works in translational aspects of cognition in psychiatric diseases like schizophrenia, and on the modulation of memory during reconsolidation with the prospect of linking neurosciences and psychoanalysis in collaboration with the Agalma foundation.

Brain Mind Society.

A critical account of neuroscience.

Mathieu ArminjonDelphine PreissmannVincent BarrasCynthia KrausFrancesco PaneseVincent Pidoux et Nicholas Stücklin | 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 [...]