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Jin Fan - Anterior Insular Cortex Plays a Critical Role in Interoceptive Awareness: Implications for Consciousness

Jan. 6, 2020, 9 a.m.

On November 11th, 2019, the Brain Institute hosted Dr. Jin Fan for a lecture with a topic of "Anterior Insular Cortex Plays a Critical Role in Interoceptive Awareness: Implications for Consciousness". This lecture is sponsored by The Federico & Elvia Faggin Foundation and is the 2nd lecture of this Faggin Lectures Series.

 

Dr. Jin Fan is a Professor of Psychology at Queens College, the City University of New York. His research focuses on cognitive control which is implemented by attentional processes and corresponding specialized networks – the attentional networks. Through independent research and collaboration, he has conducted behavioral, developmental, and patient-based studies using functional magnetic resonance imaging, event-related potentials, genetics, and computational modeling to investigate the anatomy, circuitry, pathology, and development of attentional networks.