Laurianne Vagharchakian

Executive Advisor, French Behavioural Insights Unit, Paris


  • 2013-2017: Research Scientist, Max Planck Institute For Human Development (Gigerenzer group)
  • 2009 -2012: Post-Doc in Cognitive Neuroscience, Collège de France (Dehaene group)
  • 2005 - 2008: Research Scientist in Physics (Essilor Company)
  • 2004: Post-Doc in Physics, Collège de France (Lab of Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, Nobel Prize Laureate)
  • 2003: PhD in Physics, Pierre and Marie Curie University


Research interests

  • Social influence, social heuristics
  • Numerical cognition across lifespan
  • Risk communication, math education
  • Cognitive neurosciences (fMRI)