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Michael S. Gazzaniga, PhD

Michael S. Gazzaniga, Ph.D.

Council Member

Michael Gazzaniga, Ph.D., is the outgoing David T. McLaughlin Distinguished University Professor in Cognitive Neuroscience and Director of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience at Dartmouth College and the incoming Director of Sage Center for the Study of Mind at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Dr. Gazzaniga conducts research on how the brain enables the mind. He is a fellow of the American Neurological Association, as well as the president of the American Psychological Society and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. His publications include Cognitive Neurosciences III (2004), The New Cognitive Neurosciences (2000) and The Mind's Past (1998). His new book, The Ethical Brain, was published in 2005.

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