Dr. Josep Marco Pallarés
josepmarco (at) ub.edu
These functions are at the essence of cognition and give rise to the uniqueness of our human nature, a rich mental activity that can even generate the subjective phenomenon of consciousness.
Research at the Institute of Neurosciences pushes boundaries of existing knowledge in areas such as language, music, auditory perception, sensorimotor and cognitive decision-making, and neuropsychology. The Institute has contributed important findings regarding in the genetic determinants of speech sounds encoding, language acquisition and musical anhedonia, the brain connectivity in the preterm born baby and neurobehavioural plasticity after early brain injury, addictions, and the abnormal control of reward in obesity.