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Joy Hirsch

Professor of Neuroscience, Columbia University

Biography

Joy Hirsch is a Professor of Neuroscience at Columbia University in New York. Her research is focused on the neural correlates of cognition, emotion, perception and executive decisions, and how they regulate behaviour in both healthy and compromised brain. She has also pioneered the development of brain mapping techniques for neurosurgery as well as for diagnosis of psychiatric disorders, chronic pain, and autism. Her current research goals include understanding the neural correlates of social interactions, conflict, and its resolution.