Slim Masmoudi received his PhD in Cognitive Psychology from the University Lumière Lyon 2 (France) and is Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Tunis, where he teaches and studies perception, problem-solving, reasoning, decision-making, and creativity in close relationship with the conceptual structures and semantic memory.
His current research covers the integration of Cognition, Emotion and Motivation, through different regulation and modulation effects of emotion and motivation on these cognitive functions, mainly on creativity and creative thinking.
He develops his expertise in three key domains: (1) early childhood education, (2) youth vulnerability and radicalisation, and (3) human potential development in the business world. He is an international expert and consultant in emotional intelligence, with related valuable contributions in research, international studies and training.
He has co-edited several books including “Attention, Representation, and Human Performance” published by Taylor & Francis (2012) and “Du percept à la Décision: Integration de la Cognition, l’Emotion et la Motivation (From Percept To Decision: Integrating of Cognition, Emotion and Motivation) published by Deboeck (2010). He also published the translation of “Understanding Motivation and Emotion” by Johnmarshall Reeve in Deboeck (Psychologie de la motivation et des émotions, 2012), as well as many book chapters and journal articles.
A recent publication is a new Faculty of Humanities edition entitled “Intelligence, Creativity, and Giftedness: a new model for education in light of contemporary cognitive sciences”, which is an Arabic written volume.
Slim is also the founder of the Professional Master’s ‘Criminology and Prevention of Deviance’, in partnership with the General Directorate of Prisons and Reeducation (2019). Since 2018, he has also been the General Coordinator of the partnership between the Faculty of Humanities and the General Directorate of Prisons and Reeducation.