Maëlys Aigouy obtained a master’s degree in Neurosciences in 2022. As part of her master’s degree, she completed an internship at the national health security agency. During this internship, she worked on various molecular biology techniques in order to study the impact of a pesticide on the development of Parkinson’s disease. She is currently an intern at the Decision, Action, and Neural Computation (DANC) laboratory since January 2023, under the supervision of Dr. James Bonaiuto, at the Institute of Cognitive Sciences (ISC) Marc Jeannerod in Lyon. She is working on a project concerning the effects of early social experience on the development of affect-biased attention.