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  • George R. Mangun : one of 10 elected AAAS fellows

    George R. Mangun, dean of Social Sciences, and professor of psychology and neurology at the Center for Mind and Brain — For “distinguished contributions to psychology and cognitive neuroscience in research on brain attention mechanisms, and in teaching, service, administration and the dissemination of knowledge.” His research incorporates brain imaging and recording methods that are used in understanding the organization of brain attention systems in healthy and patient populations. The AAAS also recognized him for his significant contributions to education and the dissemination of scientific knowledge through his roles as a teacher and textbook author and journal editor, as the founder of the international Cognitive Neuroscience Society and as the director of the National Institute of Mental Health’s Summer Institute in Cognitive Neuroscience.