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.