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Dr. Boris Cheval mainly investigates the behavioral and brain mechanisms involved in the regulation of movement-based behaviors. In particular, he is trying to shed light on the exercise paradox, that is, why may individuals intending to be physically active fail to turn these intentions into actions.


  • 2019–present
    Postdoctoral fellow, Université de Genève
  • 2014–2018
    Chercheur, University of Geneva
  • 2013–2014
    Chercheur, University of Ottawa
  • 2012–2013
    Chercheur, University of Nice


  • 2014 
    PhD, University of Grenoble, France
  • 2010 
    Master (ranked 1st), University of Grenoble, France
  • 2008 
    Bachelor (ranked 1st), University of Western Brittany, Brest