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Emma Hilscher


Ph.D student

Paris Cité University

After obtaining a master's degree in Psychology of the cognitive and social development of children and adolescents at the University of Paris Descartes, Emma started a PhD at LaPsyDE, under the supervision of Pr. Grégoire Borst. Her research aims to determine whether high intellectual potential is characterized by a greater efficiency of executive functions, and more particularly to determine the existence or not of a developmental pattern of inhibition in this population.


Roell, M., Viarouge, A., Hilscher, E., Houdé, O., & Borst, G. (2019). Evidence for a visuospatial bias in decimal number comparison in adolescents and in adults. Scientific Reports, 9, 14770.

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