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I am a cognitive neuroscientist, meaning that I explore our amazing cognitive abilities and how they are realized in the brain. My research revolves around understanding attentional control and its relationship to consciousness. I conduct behavioral experiments, employ functional neuroimaging (fMRI), and apply computational models in order to learn about how we function.

I am also an inaugural faculty member at Yale-NUS College in the division of Social Sciences. As a liberal arts college, Yale-NUS focuses on excellent undergraduate education in courses ranging from the humanities to the sciences, active learning in small seminar-style classes, participation in community initiatives, and deep investigation through research.


You can learn more about my work from my list of publications, CV, or page on Google Scholar.

If you have questions about my research or teaching, or if you are interested in working with me, please contact me at chris.asplund@yale-nus.edu.sg.