Dr. Frédérique de Vignemont

Born in 12 February 1976, in France 

Education

2002    PhD of Philosophy. Institut Jean-Nicod (Ecole des hautes études en sciences sociales). Supervised by Pierre Jacob . With honours. Thesis: Who’s who? Self, sense of agency, sense of ownership

1998    Master of Cognitive Science. CREA (Ecole des hautes études en sciences sociales). Supervised by Pierre Jacob. With honours. Thesis: The challenge of blindsight for theories of consciousness


Academic experience and research

Since 2011    CNRS Researcher at the Jean Nicod Institute (Paris)

2009-2011    CNRS Researcher at Transitions, CNRS-NYU (New York)

Since 2007  CNRS Researcher at the Jean-Nicod Institute (Paris)

2005-2007    CNRS Researcher at the Institute of Cognitive Science (Lyon)

2003-2005   Post-doctoral fellow at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience (UCL, London), supervised by Patrick Haggard.

2002-2003    Post-doctoral fellow at the department of philosophy (New York University), supervised by Ned Block.

2001-2002    Research Assistant for Alvin Goldman

                   Acting instructor (ATER) in philosophy of science and ethics (University Lyon I)

1999-2001    Visiting fellow at the Institute of Cognitive Science (Lyon), supervised by Pr. Marc Jeannerod.

                        Fall 2000     Acting instructor in philosophy of mind (University Lyon III)

Spring 2000    Visiting scholar at the department of philosophy (University of Arizona) supervised by  Alvin Goldman.

 

Fellowships and Grants

2012-2015     Research grant from the National Agency for Research (ANR) on Spatial representations (PI: Malika Auvray)

2012-2013     Research grant from the Templeton Foundation on “The Nature of Pain: Hedonic Tone,     Motivation, and Non-Human Animals” (PIs: David Bain and Michael Brady)

2009-2012    Research grant from the National Agency for Research (ANR) on empathy and social cognition (Investigator) 

2007-2010     Research grant from the National Agency for Research (ANR) on the feeling of knowing and delusions (Investigator)

2006-2009       Research grant from the National Agency for Research (ANR) on body representation (Project leader)

2005-2007       British Academy Grant in collaboration with Pr. Patrick Haggard on tactile perception

2003-2005       Marie Curie Fellowship

2002-2003         Fulbright Fellowship

1998-2001       Fellowship of the French Ministry of Research (MENRT)


 Meeting organization

Dec 2012 Conference in honor of Dan Sperber, in collaboration with Pierre Jacob and François Recanati

Oct 2012 Workshop ESF Pain and affective touch, in collaboration with Patrick Haggard and India Morrison

July 2012 Scientific committee of the Association for scientific study of consciousness conference, Brighton, UK

2011-2012    APIC Seminar, Institut Jean Nicod

Fall 2010 Series of three one-day workshops, NYU

(i) Challenges for immunity to error through misidentification?

(ii) Perception and multimodality

(iii) The extended mind 

Oct 2009        Workshop Perception, Action, Self and others, New York University

May 2009        Organization of the European summer school (CNRS-COST) Self and others in Cargese (Corsica)

April 2008       Workshop The Rubber hand illusion, Institut Jean-Nicod

June 2007      Organization of a European summer school (CNRS-COST) Consciousness and Action in Cargese (Corsica, France).

March 2007       Workshop Social Cognition, Institut Jean-Nicod and LSCP, Paris

Oct 2006         Workshop Body representation and multimodal interaction, University Paris

July 2004        Symposium The sense of touch, with Patrick Haggard, Mike Martin and Angelo Maravita at the European Society of Philosophy and Psychology, Barcelona

May 2004       Graduate students conference, Ecole Normale Superieure, Lyon

July 2002       Congress of the European Society of Philosophy and Psychology, Institute of Cognitive Science, Lyon

2001-2002       Seminar Intentionality and consciousness, Ecole Normale Superieure, Lyon