Mauricio Aspé

CLASS OF 2015 - Ph.D in Social Complexity Sciences, Universidad del Desarrollo

Neuroscience advising to thesis students, UDD.
Current participation in Fondecyt Initiation project “The role of social status to explain the relationship of mating strategies and testosterone. An experimental design to understand causal relationships in men mating investments” (2019-2021).
Current participation in FONIS Project: Evaluation of a cognitive rehabilitation therapy based on brain oscillations training in patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment (2019 – 2022).

Ph.D in Social Complexity Sciences, Universidad del Desarrollo.
Ph.D. in Sciences, mention Neuroscience, Universidad de Valparaíso.
M.Sc. in Biological Sciences, mention Neuroscience, Universidad de Valparaíso.
B.Sc. in Psychology, Universidad de Valparaíso.

Research interests:
Game theory, Cooperative behavior, Genetics, Brain dynamics, Complex networks, Philosophy of mind.

Mail: [email protected]
Phone: 56 (2) 2327 9701
Address: Av. Las Condes 12461, Las Condes, Santiago de Chile.



  • Aspé-Sànchez, M., Moreno, M., Rivera, M. I., Rossi, A., and Ewer, J. (2015). “Oxytocin and Vasopressin Receptor Gene Polymorphisms: Role in Social and Psychiatric Traits”. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 9(January), 510.
  • Aspé-Sánchez, M.. “Unmasking Reciprocity: Behavioral components and neural correlates of human trustworthiness”


  • Jornadas de Discusión Interdisciplinaria: Bases de la Conducta Humana. “H. sapiens versus H. economicus: Correlatos neuronales de conductas prosociales en interacciones económicas humanas”. Instituto de Sistemas Complejos de Valparaíso, Valparaíso, Chile. Oct 2016.
  • Annual Meeting, Centro Interdisciplinario de Neurociencia de Valparaíso. “H. sapiens versus H. economicus: Behavioral and genetic experiments on human nature.” Universidad de Valparaíso, Valparaíso, Chile. Jul 2015.
  • Society of Neuroeconomics Annual Meeting. “Neural and behavioral correlates of matching outcomes and expectations in altruistic and reciprocal behaviors.” Neuroeconomics Society, Miami, EE.UU. Sept 2014.

Mauricio Aspé

Mauricio Aspé – Class of 2015

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Acreditado por 5 años

Desde julio 2019 hasta julio 2024

Agencia: Acreditado por la Comisión Nacional de Acreditación (CNA)