Department Chair; Richard Clarke Cabot Professor of Social Ethics Harvard College Professor, 2014-2019 Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor at Radcliffe, 2002-2008
Research Interests: Implicit social cognition; social development; attitudes & preferences; beliefs & stereotypes; intergroup relations; judgment & decision making; person perception; research methods.
Research Interests: Identifying brain circuit mechanisms for inter-individual variability in self-control; characterizing circuit-level pathomechanisms underlying self-control failure in impulse control disorders (e.g. psychopathy, antisocial personality disorder, drug addiction); uncovering the cognitive and neural foundations for social norm-based cooperative behavior.
Randy Buckner received his BA in Psychology and his PhD in Neurosciences from Washington University in St. Louis. He is a member of the Center for Brain Science at Harvard University, and the Director of the Psychiatric Neuroimaging Research Division and faculty of the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at the Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School.... Read more about Randy L. Buckner