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Equipe Langage, Research


This project focuses on mental imagery and its atypical forms: aphantasia and hyperphantasia.


We are currently conducting a large-scale international study to better describe mental imagery in all its forms, from aphantasia to hyperphantasia.We are comparing subjective introspective data with objective behavioural and physiological measurements.

The project should lead to neuroscientific advances in mental imagery and applications in neuropsychology and educational sciences, by taking into account the complex interaction between mental imagery, attention and memory.

Coordinator : Alan Chauvin, senior Lecture UGA, LPNC Vision & Emotion Team

In collaboration with : GIPSA-lab, LIPC2S

Members :
Léa Faber, colleague, Language Team
Nathalie Guyader, Senio Lecturer UGA, GIPSA-lab
Nicole Huson, Psychologue New Equilibrium, Colleague
Hélène Lœvenbruck,  CNRS Research Director, LPNC Language team
Léo Pasturel, Étudiant M2 Sciences Cognitives, rattaché à l’équipe Vision & Émotion du LPNC
Téo Pesci, student, attached to the LPNC Vision & Emotion team
Claire Vanbuckhave,  L3 Psychology student, attached to the LPNC Vision & Emotion team

More details on the project :
Aphantasia Online

Submitted on 15 November 2023

Updated on 15 November 2023