A two-day meeting in Virginia kicks off the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative neurotechnologies (BRAIN) initiative (i.e., the Brain Activity Map Project): Neuroscientists brainstorm goals for US brain-mapping initiative : Nature News Blog.
Constance A. Cummings, PhD (@thefpr_org), is Project Director of the non-profit Foundation for Psychocultural Research, which supports and advances interdisciplinary research and scholarship at the intersection of brain, mind, culture, and mental health and illness. She is co-editor of two volumes published by Cambridge University Press: Formative Experiences: The Interaction of Caregiving, Culture, and Developmental Psychobiology (2010) with biocultural anthropologist Carol Worthman, neurobiologist Paul Plotsky, and child psychiatrist Dan Schechter) and the forthcoming Revisioning Psychiatry: Cultural Phenomenology, Critical Neuroscience, and Global Mental Health with cultural psychiatrist Laurence Kirmayer and psychological anthropologist Rob Lemelson. She received her doctorate in theoretical syntax from New York University and her AB in classics from Brown University.
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OPEN FOR REGISTRATION! Link to IACCP LA 2013 Conference. INVITED PLENARY SYMPOSIA Cultural Neuroscience Jonathan Freeman, Dartmouth College Shihui Han, Peking University Eva Telzer, University of Illinois Cultural Evolution Patricia Greenfield, University of California, Los Angeles Alex Mesoudi, Durham University Peter Richerson, University of California, Davis
Independent Review Of Social And Population Variation In Mental Health Could Improve Diagnosis In DSM Revisions.
Here’s a link to an MNT writeup of Case Western Reserve & U of T research using magnetoencephalography (MEG) to study connectivity between brain regions in autism : Brain Activity Distinguishes An Autistic Brain From A Non-Autistic Brain. L. García Domínguez, J. L. Pérez Velázquez and R. F. Galán (2013) A Model of Functional Brain Connectivity and Background […]
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