Marcel Brass

Principal Investigator

Marcel Brass is a cognitive and social neuroscientist who is interested in motor and cognitive control. He investigates the neurocognitive mechanisms underlying social cognition, cognitive flexibility and human volition. He is best known for his behavioral and brain imaging research on imitation, task switching and intentional control of action. Within SCIoI, he will primarily investigate social intelligence.

At SCIoI, Marcel works at Project 42, and Project 59.


SCIoI Publications:

Wisniewski, D., Cracco, E., Gonzalez-Garcia, C., & Brass, M. (2022). Relating free will beliefs and attitudes. Royal Society Open Science.
Tavernier, N., Wisniewski, D., & Brass, M. (2023). Manipulating free will beliefs using online video games. Psychological Research.
Krause, J., Romanczuk, P., Cracco, E., Arlidge, W., Nassauer, A., & Brass, M. (2021). Collective rule-breaking. Trends in Cognitive Sciences.
Goris, J., Braem, S., Herck, S. V., Simoens, J., Deschrijver, E., Wiersema, J. R., Paton, B., Brass, M., & Todd, J. (2022). Reduced primacy bias in autism during early sensory processing. Journal of Neuroscience, 19(42).
Formica, S., Gonzalez-Garcia, C., Senoussi, M., Marinazzo, D., & Brass, M. (n.d.). Theta-phase connectivity between medial prefrontal and posterior areas underlies novel instructions implementation. ENeuro, 9.