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Christophe Lopez

Christophe Lopez holds a permanent researcher position at Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in Marseille, France. His research centers on body representation, mental imagery, sensorimotor integration, vestibular cortex, and the vestibular system.

OM Contributions


  • Mazzola, L., Lopez, C., Faillenot, I., Chouchou, F., Mauguière, F., & Isnard, J. (2014) Vestibular responses to direct stimulation of the human insular cortex. Annals of Neurology, 76, 609–19.

  • Ferrè, E.R., Lopez, C., & Haggard, P. (2014) Anchoring the self to the body. Psychological Science, 25(11), 2106–2108.

  • Lopez, C., Blanke, O., & Mast, F. W. (2012). The human vestibular cortex revealed by coordinate-based activation likelihood estimation meta-analysis. Neuroscience, 212, 159-179.

  • Lopez, C., & Blanke, O. (2011). The thalamocortical vestibular system in animals and humans. Brain Research Reviews, 67(1), 119-146.

  • Lenggenhager, B., Lopez, C., & Blanke, O. (2008). Experimental Brain Research, 184(2), 211-221.

  • Lopez, C., Halje, P., & Blanke, O. (2008). Body ownership and embodiment: Vestibular and multisensory mechanisms. Neurophysiologie Clinique, 38(3), 149-161.

  • Borel, L., Harlay, F., Lopez, C., Magnan, J., Chays, A., & Lacour, M. (2004). Walking performance of vestibular-defective patients before and after unilateral vestibular neurotomy. Behavioural Brain Research, 150(1-2), 191-200.

Online Resources