Current position

Associate researcher at the  Centro de Estudios de Argumentación y Razonamiento (CEAR),  Psychology department of the Universidad Diego Portales, Santiago, Chile.

Research projects

2017-2019 An embodied approach in the study of Experience (EASE)  International Research Network,  sponsored by CONICYT-PCI.

2015 Postdoc sponsored by CONICYT-PAI Chile. “Pain and body awareness: an investigation into the bodily experience of persons suffering from fibromyalgia.” Instituto de Sistemas Complejos de Valparaíso.


2012 PhD University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris 6, Cognitive Science under the direction of Kevin O’Regan and Claire Petitmengin.

Dissertation: “The Relationship Between Pain and Body Awareness: an Investigation using Experimental and Experiential methods.” Committee: Professors Olaf Blanke, Jean Vion-Dury, Nicolas Danziger, Jonathan Cole, Kevin O’Regan and Claire Petitmengin.

2009 MS Ecoles des hautes etudes en sciences sociales (EHESS), Paris. Cognitive Science. Thesis: Sense of Body Ownership and the Perception of Pain. Advisor: Kevin O’Regan

2007 BS University of Chile, Santiago. Biology

2003 Corporeal Mime at Ecole de Mime Corporel Dramatique, London, England.

2001 Circus skills and Physical Theatre OCR Diploma at CIRCOMEDIA, Bristol, England.

Specialization workshops

Explicitation Interview

2009 Techniques d’entretien de recherche, Institut Paris- Télécom, Claire Petitmengin, Paris. 

2010 Techniques d’explicitation des processus cognitifs, Institut Paris- Télécom, Claire Petitmengin, Paris.

2010 Atelier de auto-explicitation, GREX, Pierre Vermersch, Paris.

2010 Assistant of Claire Petitmengin in a the workshop Techniques d’explicitation des processus cognitifs,  Institut Paris- Télécom, Paris.

2010 Explicitation interview workshop GRENE, Paris.

2011 Explicitation interview workshop GRENE, Bonnieux.

2011 Atelier Expérientiel, Natalie Depraz, Claire Petitmengin, École Normale Supérieure, Paris.

2012 Assistant of Pierre Vermersch in the stage de base de formation à l’entretien de explicitation, GREX, Paris.

Seminar organization

2016 “Neurophenomenology: Building a science of experience. Consciousness, subjective experience and neuroscience”, Valparaíso and Santiago, Chile. January 2016.


2014 “Primer Encuentro de Diálogos: Artes y ciencias en el Estudio de la Experiencia”, Valparaíso, Chile, May 2014.

Poster Final

Arts and Science in the Study of Experience