Arthur NguyenBavelier Lab, University of Geneva

    Arthur is part of the Bavelier Lab at the University of Geneva, starting his PhD shortly, on topics linked to attention, video games and learning. With a computational and cognitive science background from Zurich, Irvine and Bordeaux, his previous research led him to New York and EPFL-Geneva to work on the neuroscience of magic then using virtual reality to bring engaging experiments to people, in addition to a short analyst gig at Google@Zurich and a cognitive science startup: Goshaba. In addition to research, he is also an amateur pianist, close-up magician; enthusiast and creator of immersive experiences and alternate reality game; hyperactive project juggler eager to launch things, connecting people, or help out in others projects, from being a core member to being a helper on the day(s) of; and simply overly curious about people, what they do and why they do it. He’s happy now to be able to slowly connect all of this. In his free time, he does martial arts, improv theater, crafts & street art, climbing, hiking, drawing things in 8-bit, and he is used to cook for a crowd and likes to blend in the crowd when traveling.