bouretDate of birth: April 24th, 1976
Nationality: French
Researcher ID: J-9383-2013
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2015 – present CNRS (Charge de Recherche, Tenured position)
Co-leader Team Motivation Brain & Behavior
Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle (ICM), Paris, France

2010 – 2015 INSERM (Temporary researcher)
Co-leader Team Motivation Brain & Behavior
Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle (ICM), Paris, France
2005 – 2010 Post Doctoral Fellow (supervisor: B. Richmond)
Laboratory of Neuropsychology
National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH)/ NIH; Bethesda (MD), USA

• EDUCATION (France)
2015 Habilitation a Diriger des Recherches (highest diploma for french university)
University Paris 6, France
2004 PhD in Neurosciences (Supervisor: Susan Sara)
University Paris 6, France

Motivation and value-based decision making, in rats and monkeys. Neurophysiology. Neuromodulation (noradrenaline, dopamine). Prefrontal cortex.

Bouret S. (In press). For Better, or worse, or for a change (invited commentary). Behavioral & Brain Sci.
Varazzani C., San-Galli A., Gilardeau S., Bouret S. (2015) Noradrenaline and dopamine neurons in the reward-effort trade-off: a direct electrophysiological comparison in behaving monkeys.J Neurosci.
Masi S. &Bouret S. (2015). Wild western lowland gorillas signal selectively using odor: an involuntary and extra-group communication hypothesis. Physiol & Behav.
Bouret S, Richmond BJ (2015) Sensitivity of locus coeruleus neurons to reward and goal directed actions. J Neurosci.
Abitbol R, Lebreton M, Hollard G, Richmond B, Bouret S*, Pessiglione M*. (2015) A neural source of preference instability: converging evidence from monkeys and humans. J Neurosci.* Co-last author
San-Galli A. & Bouret S. (2014). Evaluating motivation in animals. J. Physiology Paris.
Clark AM, Bouret S, Young AM, Murray EA, Richmond BJ. (2013) Interaction between orbital prefrontal and rhinal cortex is required for normal estimates of expected value. J Neurosci.