Vince Calhoun, one of the world’s foremost experts in brain imaging and analysis, has been named the founding director of the Center for Translational Research in Neuroimaging and Data Science (TReNDS) at Georgia State University.
THE WASHINGTON POST: Kevin Swartout, associate professor of psychology and public health, in an article about a study released last week that focused on sexual assaults at Tulane University. He was also quoted in articles in the Chicago Tribune and Mother Jones.
Eyal Aharoni, PhD: If you had the power to foresee who will commit a crime by peering into their brain, would you use it? Cognitive scientist Eyal Aharoni’s cutting-edge research with New Mexico’s Mind Research Network forces us to confront uneasy questions about the proper role of emerging “neuro-prediction” technologies in decisions to punish, release,… more »
Sarah Brosnan, professor of psychology, in an article about a study that shows rhesus macaques and capuchin monkeys can find a stable solution when playing a competitive game in which one opponent always does better than the other, but only humans can find a solution that benefits both competitors equally, turning a competitive situation into… more »