Juan Valle-Lisboa graduated as a Biochemist in the University of The Republic (UR), in Uruguay. He obtained a MSc and a PhD degree in Biophysics and Computational Neuroscience. He is researcher of the National System of Researchers and member of the Program for the Development of Basic Science in Uruguay. He currently works at the School of Sciences and the Center for Basic Research in Psychology, in UR, Uruguay. His current research interests include the neurobiological basis of Language and Cognition, and the powers and limits of neural network models. His research involves the use of computational methods and lately EEG and other psycho-physical methods.