Mariano Sigman


Mariano Sigman is a physicist by training and an international leading figure in the cognitive neuroscience of learning and decision making. He is the only Latin American scientist to be a director of the Human Brain Project and has been awarded a Human Frontiers Career Development Award, the National Prize of Physics, the Young Investigator Prize of "College de France," the IBM Scalable Data Analytics Award, and is a scholar of the James S. McDonnell Foundation. He holds a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from The Rockefeller University in New York and in 2016 he was made a Laureate of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences. His latest book, The Secret Life of the Mind is published by HarperCollins Publishers Australia.