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Laurie Bayet Asst Professor Department of Neuroscience

Additional Positions at AU
Member, Center for Neuroscience & Behavior
PhD, Psychology, University of Grenoble
MS, Cognitive Science, Ecole Normale Superieure
BS Biology, Pierre and Marie Curie University

Dr. Bayet is a developmental cognitive neuroscientist interested in infant cognitive development and high-level vision. Her lab combines electro-encephalography (EEG), behavioral methods, and computational tools to uncover how infants and young children learn to interpret complex visual objects, such as visual objects that are relevant to affective, social communication. Current areas of focus in the lab include 1) the early development of high-level visual representations, in comparison to computational models of vision, and 2) the rich and clinically relevant case of affective communication perception and understanding. Dr. Bayet's work has been recognized with a Rising Star award from the Association for Psychological Science (APS), and a Distinguished Early Career Contribution Award from the International Congress of Infant Studies. Learn more at:

Dr. Bayet is anticipating accepting a PhD student through the
Behavior, Cognition, and Neuroscience (BCaN) program this 2023-24 cycle for a Fall 2024 admission.


Spring 2023

  • CORE-105 Complex Problems Seminar: How Do Babies Think and Learn?

  • NEUR-898 Doctoral Continuing Enrollment

  • NEUR-899 Doctoral Dissertation

Fall 2023

  • NEUR-489 Neuroscience as a Profession

  • NEUR-898 Doctoral Continuing Enrollment

  • NEUR-899 Doctoral Dissertation