Reward and Motivation

2017 Apr 26

Colloquium - Russell Poldrack, PhD

4:00pm to 5:00pm


William James Hall - Room 1, Basement Auditorium

Russell Poldrack, PhD

Albert Ray Lang Professor of Psychology

Stanford University

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

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Josh Buckholtz

Joshua W. Buckholtz

Assistant Professor

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.

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