Dr Jean-Francois Delvenne

Associate Professor

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Summary: Jean-Francois Delvenne is a cognitive neuro-psychologist. His current research interests focus on Visual Attention and Memory, as well as Interhemispheric Communication.

Location: Room 2.15, Psychology Building


Dr Jean-Francois Delvenne studied Experimental Psychology at the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL), in Belgium, with Professors Xavier Seron and Bruno Rossion. During his studies, Jean-Francois was actively involved in several research projects investigating face and object recognition, using behavioural, electrophysiological, and neuropsychological methods. After his studies, Jean-Francois spent 10 months at the University of Birmingham, UK, and worked with Professors Glyn Humphreys and Jane Riddoch, before he was awarded a Ph.D. studentship by the Belgian Funding for Scientific Research (FNRS) for a period of four years. He completed his Ph.D. on the mechanisms of binding in visual short-term memory with Professor Raymond Bruyer at UCL Belgium in 2004. Following his Ph.D., he was awarded two successive FNRS postdoctoral fellowships for a total period of three years (2004-2007), during which he worked at both UCL Belgium and the University of Birmingham, UK. In June 2007, Jean-Francois joined the School of Psychology at Leeds as a lecturer and was promoted Associate Professor in 2017.