Dynamics of executive function.
Computational and neural basis of cognitive control.
Social cognition and the cognitive grounding of collective phenomena.
Cognitive dissonance, attitude formation and change.
Computational, behavioral and neural approaches to learning and decision making.
Development of perceptual and learning systems.
Social cognition, stereotyping, prejudice and discrimination.
Developmental neuroscience of vocal communication.
Language acquisition and language processing.
Brain plasticity, cognition and anxiety regulation.
Neural and computational basis of consciousness.
Computational models of cognition.
Neural basis of human communication.
Behavioral economics and psychology of poverty.
Neural mechanisms of visual perception and attention.
Development of language and cognition in infancy.
Behavioral and philosophical foundations of learning, reasoning, and decision-making.
Reinforcement learning and decision making, computational cognitive neuropsychiatry.
Cognitive neuroscience of learning and memory.
Prejudice and conflict reduction using large-scale field experiments.
Computational approaches to understanding reasoning and value-based decision making.
Perception and response to social norms.
Processes involved in self and social perception.
Behavioral economics of scarcity.
Social interactions, prejudice and intergroup interactions.
Interpersonal interactions, prejudice and stereotypes
Theoretical and empirical analyses of hope and choice.
Neural basis of the self and its impact on social interactions.
Motor control and learning.
Neuroscientific basis of perception and social interactions.
Decision making under risk, uncertainty, and time delay; role of memory, attention and emotion in preference construction; environmental decision making; neuroeconomics
Neural circuits for reward learning and decision making.