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.
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.