About the Lab
Our lab is interested in human visual cognition; particularly face processing. Our goal is to better understand the relationship between brain function and behavior. To this end, we use multiple neuroscientific methods to study inter-individual differences at various levels of face processing - from detection to identification. We seek to bridge the gap between empirical research and its application outside the lab in order to address outstanding questions and solve real-world problems.
The lab is funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation and led by Meike Ramon, who was awarded a PRIMA (Promoting Women in Academia) grant to investigate the Mechanisms of Superior Face Recognition. This interdisciplinary project involves a collaborative network between researchers and practitioners from international police agencies to study Super-Recognizers - individuals with exceptional face processing capacities.
Meet the Team
Make Wednesdays* a little more interesting
We host a virtual talk series — now, typically on Wednesdays.
Our aim is to support early-career researchers and underrepresented groups by providing a platform for their work and increase opportunities for networking.
If you'd like to give a talk, drop us a message and we'll get it organised.
The Applied Face Cognition Lab has a number of ongoing projects with a variety of international researchers and organisations.