Cognitive Neuroscience

Programs in Cognitive Neuroscience focus on neuroimaging and neuropsychological approaches to human behavior. Functional neuroimaging techniques, such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and electroencephalography (EEG), are used to study the neural bases of human behavior. Neuropsychological methods assess varieties of psychological dysfunction associated with brain damage or disease. Areas of specialty within this track include:

  • Sensory and Perceptual Processes
  • Attention and Working Memory
  • Learning and Memory
  • Emotion
  • Motor Control
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Primary Members
Sonia Bishop
Jack Gallant
Richard Ivry
Ken Nakayama
Matthew Walker
Kevin Weiner
David Whitney
Secondary Members
Silvia Bunge
Anne Collins
Area Head
Jack Gallant