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Wim De Neys
Wim De Neys

Wim De Neys
Wim De Neys

Wim De Neys
Wim De Neys


Wim De Neys (Dr CNRS)

Wim De Neys is a Research Director at the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS). After earning his Ph.D. in cognitive psychology at the University of Leuven (Belgium) and post-doctoral training at the University of California Santa Barbara (USA) and York University (Toronto, Canada) he joined CNRS in 2009.  In his work on human thinking, he uses a combination of behavioural, neuroscientific and developmental methods to unravel how intuitive and deliberate thought processes interact.






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In press

De Neys, W. (in press). On dual and single process models of thinking. Perspectives on Psychological Science.


De Neys, W., & Pennycook, G. (2019). Logic, fast and slow: Advances in dual-process theorizing. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 28, 503–509.


Bago, B., & De Neys, W. (2019). The intuitive greater good: Testing the corrective dual process model of moral cognition. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 48, 1782-1801.



De Neys, W. (Ed.). (2017). Dual Process Theory 2.0. Oxon, UK: Routledge.



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



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



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.