Kinsbourne, Marcel


Marcel  Kinsbourne
M.D. Oxford
D.M. Oxford
MRCP London
Professor of Psychology

Courses Taught:
  • Introduction to Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Childhood Psychopathology
  • Seminar on Consciousness
Recent Publications:


Helt M, Kelley E, Kinsbourne M, Pandey J, Boorstein H, Herbert M, Fein D (2008) Can children with autism recover? If so, how? Neuropsychology Reviews 18: 339-366.

Kinsbourne M and Jordan JS (2009) Embodied anticipation: A neurodevelopmental
interpretation. Discourse Processes 46: 103-126.

McKay R and Kinsbourne M (2010) Confabulation, delusion and anosognosia. Motivational factors and false claims. Cognitive Neuropsychiatry 15: 288-318.

Hiscock M and Kinsbourne M (2011) Attention and the right-ear advantage: What is the
connection? Brain and Cognition 76: 263-275.

Miller JG and Kinsbourne M (2012) Culture and neuroscience in developmental
psychology: contribution and challenge. Child Development Perspectives 6: 35-41.


Kinsbourne M (2008) Development of cerebral lateralization in children. In C.R. Reynolds and E Fletcher-Janzen (Eds.) Handbook of Clinical Child Neuropsychology (3rd Ed.). NewYork, Springer.

Kinsbourne M and Helt M (2011) Social entrainment of typically developing and autistic children. In D. Fein (Ed.) The Neuropsychology of Autism, ((339-365), Oxford, Oxford University Press.

Kinsbourne M (2011) Repetitive movements and arousal. In D. Fein (Ed.) The Neuropsychology of Autism, (367-394), Oxford, Oxford University Press.


Office Location:
Room 704, 80 Fifth Avenue
Office Hours:
Tuesdays, 4-6pm
Phone Number/Extension:
212-229-5727, ext. 3103


Personal Website:

Research Interests:
  • Laterality
  • Hemisphere Specialization
  • Autism
  • Embodiment
  • Interpersonal Entrainment
  • Morality and the Brain
  • Consciousness

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