The Uruguayan Society of Cognitive and Behavioural Sciences is a Montevideo-based non-profit civil society organization established 2018.

We seek to become a gathering place for researchers, practitioners, educators and students from a variety of disciplines that are related to the Cognitive and Behavioural Sciences.


To promote and disseminate scientific advances in the cognitive and behavioural sciences

To foster local training and career development oportunities in the field

To advise public and private entities on relevant policy decision-making and evidence-based intervention strategies

To encourage and conduct research which may be applied to address social issues


Alejandro Maiche, Ph.D. - Chair

Alejandro Vásquez, Ph.D. - Executive Officer / Secretary

Leonel Gómez, Ph.D. - Board member

Alejandra Carboni, Ph.D. - Board member

Andrés Méndez, MSc - Board member


Álvaro Cabana, Ph.D. - Finance Officer / Treasurer

Fiscal committee

Camila Zugarramurdi, Ph.D.

Gonzalo Tejera, Ph.D.

Fernando González, Ph.D.