Wim De Neys


I am a Senior Research Scientist of the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS). I received my PhD from the University of Leuven, Belgium, in 2003. Before joining the LaPsyDE group at Paris Descartes University i worked as CNRS scientist at the University of Toulouse, France, and as postdoctoral fellow at The University of California Santa Barbara, York University (Toronto, Canada), and the University of Leuven, Belgium. My main research interests are human reasoning, judgment, and decision-making.

Contact: wim.de-neys@parisdescartes.fr

Personal research homepage : www.wdeneys.org

Selected Publications


Simon, G., Lubin, A., Houdé, O., & De Neys, W. (2015). Anterior cingulate cortex and intuitive bias detection during number conservation. Cognitive Neuroscience (in press).

Mevel, K., Poirel, N., Rossi, S., Cassotti, M., Simon, G., Houdé, O., & De Neys, W. (2015). Bias detection: Response confidence evidence for conflict sensitivity in the ratio bias task. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 27, 227-237.

De Neys, W., & Bonnefon, J. F. (2013). The whys and whens of individual differences in individual thinking biases. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 17, 172-178.

De Neys, W., Rossi, S., & Houdé, O. (2013). Bats, balls, and substitution sensitivity: Cognitive misers are no happy fools. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 20, 269-273.

De Neys, W., & Feremans, V. (2013). Development of heuristic bias detection in elementary school. Developmental Psychology, 49, 258-269.

De Neys, W. (2012). Bias and conflict: A case for logical intuitions. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 7, 28-38.

De Neys, W., & Franssens, S. (2009). Belief inhibition during thinking: Not always winning but at least taking part. Cognition, 113, 45-61.

De Neys, W., Vartanian, O., & Goel, V. (2008). Smarter than we think: When our brains detect that we are biased. Psychological Science, 19, 483-489.

De Neys, W., & Glumicic, T. (2008). Conflict monitoring in dual process theories of reasoning. Cognition, 106, 1248-1299.

De Neys, W. (2006). Dual processing in reasoning: Two systems but one reasoner. Psychological Science, 17, 428-433.