David Sander est professeur de psychologie et directeur du Centre interfacultaire en sciences affectives (CISA) de l’Université de Genève. Après des études de mathématiques, de psychologie et de sciences cognitives à Paris et à Lyon, il a rejoint en 2002 la Section de psychologie de l’Université de Genève au sein de la Faculté de psychologie et des sciences de l’éducation. Il y est maintenant professeur ordinaire où il y dirige le Laboratory for the study of Emotion Elicitation and Expression (E3 Lab). En 2012, il est devenu directeur du Centre interfacultaire en sciences affectives (CISA), situé dans le Campus Biotech, à Genève. Ses recherches portent sur les mécanismes impliqués dans le déclenchement de l’émotion et sur la manière dont ces mécanismes modulent la réponse émotionnelle ainsi que l’attention, la mémoire et la prise de décision. Pour ses recherches, il a été le lauréat du Prix Latsis National 2013.

Prof. David Sander mainly investigates the brain and cognitive mechanisms involved in emotion. He studied mathematics and psychology at the University René Descartes (Paris, France), and received a PhD in Cognitive Sciences from the University Louis Lumière (Lyon, France). In 2002, he joined the Department of Psychology at the University of Geneva (Switzerland). He is now full professor in this Department where he directs the Laboratory for the study of Emotion Elicitation and Expression. In 2012, he has been appointed Director of the Centre Interfacultaire en Sciences Affectives, and of the National Center of Competence in Research (NCCR) in Affective Sciences, which is located at the Campus Biotech.
He is mainly interested in the brain and cognitive mechanisms involved in emotion elicitation, and how these mechanisms modulate attention, memory, and decision-making. He has published more than100 articles and edited 6 books on these topics. For his work, he was awarded the 2013 National Latsis Prize















AGM CHANGE OF DATE!!

The SGIS Annual General Meeting and Dinner
will be held
on Thursday 8th March, 2018
in Montreux
(Venue and time to be confirmed).