The Laboratory for Cognitive and Neurological Sciences investigates the anatomo-functional organization of the healthy and neurological brain using neuroimaging and non-invasive brain stimulation methods.



  • Jan 2017: The LCNS welcomes Farfalla Ribordy-Lambert as Post-doctoral researcher
  • Oct 2016: The LCNS welcomes Corentin Wicht as PhD student
  • Sept 2016: The LCNS welcomes MD Dr Agnes Zeng as visiting scientist
  • Sept 2016: The LCNS welcomes Elisa Monaco as PhD student
  • June 2016: The LCNS welcomes new lithuanian collaborators for the Swiss-Lithuanian partnership
  • March 2016: The LCNS welcomes Benoìt Perriard as post-doctoral researcher


  • Radman N. et al., Neural Plasticity: "The role of the cognitive control system in recovery from bilingual aphasia, a multiple single-case fMRI study" 
  • Annoni et al., Journal of Neurolinguistics: "Second language performances in elderly bilinguals and individuals with dementia: The role of L2 immersion"
  • Chabwine et al., BMC Research Notes: "Definition and management of varicella zoster virus-associated meningoradiculitis: a case report"
  • Accolla et al., Brain: "Brain networks modulated by subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation"
  • Chouiter et al., Neuroscience: "Partly segregated cortico-subcortical pathways support phonologic and semantic verbal fluency: a lesion study"
  • De Pretto et al., European Journal of Neuroscience"State-dependency of inhibitory control performance: an electrical neuroimaging study"
  • de Leon Rodriguez et al. dans Frontiers in Psychology: "The impact of language opacity and proficiency on reading strategies in bilinguals: an eye movement study"
  • Dieguez,  Frontiers in Psychology: "Micromégas: altered body-environment scaling in literary fiction"


  • Interview of professor Annoni in the journal La Liberté,  "Le cerveau bilingue à la loupe". Link to the article
  • The Prof C Nicollier gave a talk during the 5th Research day in medicine. Link to the article
  • Web article "Myth Busted: Conspiracy Theorists Do Believe Stuff 'Just Happens' " on the website Link to the article
  • Web article "Les adeptes de la théorie du complot ne rejettent pas le hasard" on the rts info website. Link to the article
  • Interview of Jean-Marie Annoni on the brain lateralization, 12h45 program on the RTS TV. Link to the podcast
  • Interview of JM Annoni on "How the brain of bilinguals work?", Actu program on "la Télé". Link to the podcast
  • Web article "Conspiracy Theorists Aren't So Different From the Rest of Us" on the website Link to the article
  • Article "Den Geheimnissen des Hirns auf der Spur" in the daily jounal "Freiburger Nachrichten". Link to the pdf.


Laboratory for cognitive and neurological sciences (LCNS) - Chemin du Musée 5 - 1700 Fribourg - Tel +41 26 300 8539 - Swiss University