Topic: The future of fMRI in cognitive neuroscience
Abstract: Cognitive neuroscience has witnessed two decades of rapid growth, thanks in large part to the continued development of fMRI methods. In my talk, I will question what this work has told us about brain function, and will propose that cognitive neuroscience needs to change in at least...
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
Research in my laboratory has principally focused on problems of lexical processing -- to understand the organization and processing structure of the lexical system and the nature of lexical representations.... Read more about Alfonso Caramazza