Collegiate Affiliation

In my laboratory, we are interested in explaining human cognitive abilities--especially memory, vision, learning, and how these abilities are modulated by emotion and social interaction--in terms of how the brain accomplishes them. By this approach, cognitive abilities are explained through the architecture, functions, and interactions of the underlying neural processing subsystems. For more information, see

Educational Background & Specialties
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Educational Background

  • Ph.D.: , Harvard University, 1992 - none


  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Memory
  • Learning
  • Higher-Level Vision
  • Emotion