CoActions Lab

Cognition and Actions Lab

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Julie Duque

Professor, Head of the CoActions Lab

julie duque 140x180Our research broadly explores a range of questions pertaining to the cognitive neuroscience of human behavior. We conduct experiments to explore the interaction between cognition and action in neurologically healthy and impaired individuals. We use a variety of techniques to characterize the functional role of different parts of the motor pathways including transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and electroencephalography (EEG). Development of a virtual reality system will allow to study movements in simulated worlds.

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Representative Review Papers

  1. Duque J, Greenhouse I, Labruna L, Ivry RB. Physiological Markers of Motor Inhibition during Human Behavior. Trends Neurosci. 2017; 40(4): 219-236.
  2. Bestmann S, Duque J. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation: Decomposing the Processes Underlying Action Preparation. Neuroscientist. 2016; 22(4): 392-405.

Julie Duque full publication list

> Julie Duque’s Curriculum Vitae


Institute of Neuroscience
Université catholique Louvain
Ave Mounier 53 - Bte B1.53.04
1200 Bruxelles, Belgium

Phone: (+32) 02/764.54.29
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