Franklenin Sierra

Main research Areas

  • Consciousness
  • Decoding Models in Electrophysiology
  • Time Perception
  • Visual Attention




Seit 2018

Ph.D. Neurosciences Department of Neuroscience Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics (Germany)

Seit 2015

Current M.Sc. Cognitive Science Center for Mind/Brain Sciences University of Trento (Italy)

2013 - 2015

M.A. Philosophy National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico

2008 - 2012

B.A. Philosophy National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico 



Research Intern Neurocomputation and Neuroimaging Unit Center for Cognitive Neuroscience Berlin (CCNB) Free University of Berlin (FU), Germany

2016 - 2017

Research Intern Department of Cognitive Neuroscience International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA), Italy

2013 - 2015

Research Fellow Faculty of Philosophy and Literature National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico

2011 - 2013

Research Assistant Institute for Philosophical Research National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico.




Froese, T. & Sierra, F. (2015). "Book review: Contemporary sensorimotor theory". Frontiers in Robotics and AI. 2:26.

Awards & Grants

Awards and Grants


"Travel Awards 2017" Berlin School of Mind and Brain Humboldt University, Germany

2015 - 2017

"UNITN-SISSA Program" (Scholarship) University of Trento, Italy

2013 - 2015

Research Funding Mexican Council of Science & Technology (CONACYT), Mexico

2008 - 2012

"Academic Excellence Scholarship". Program of Cultural Diversity & Interculturality, Mexico