Briefs for Read Montague

Read Montague invited to give talk for neuroscience seminar series at the University of Cambridge

Feb. 16, 2017

Read Montague, inaugural holder of the Virginia Tech Carilion Vernon Mountcastle Research Professorship, has been invited to speak at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom as part of the Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience series.

Decision Neuroscience Symposium in Melbourne held in honor of institute researcher Read Montague

Oct. 11, 2016

The Decision Neuroscience Symposium of the Brain, Mind and Markets Laboratory of the University of Melbourne, Australia, was held Tuesday in honor of Read Montague, the director of the Human Neuroimaging Laboratory and the Computational Psychiatry Unit of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute.

Read Montague selected as keynote speaker by Cognitive Science Student Association

May 2, 2016

Read Montague, the Virginia Tech Carilion Vernon Mountcastle Research Professor, was invited to speak at the eighth annual conference of the Cognitive Science Student Association at the University of California at Berkeley.

Read Montague delivered talk sponsored by The Royal Society

Jan. 29, 2016

Read Montague delivered talk sponsored by The Royal Society.

Read Montague featured on PBS show

Nov. 6, 2015

Read Montague recently appeared on a new PBS series, The Brain with David Eagleman. The episode explored neurological research on how humans make decisions. Montague spoke about his finding that biology influences political ideology, which was published in Current Biology.

Read Montague featured as panelist at behavioral economics conference

Dec. 18, 2014

Read Montague’s participation in a panel discussion at the Fifth Annual Triangle Law and Economics Conference was recently made available online, as were individual clips of his answers to questions.

Read Montague discusses the biological determinants of political leanings

May 20, 2014

Are our political views biologically determined? In a BBC Radio feature today, neuroscientist Read Montague discussed his research using functional magnetic resonance imaging to examine correlations between responses to disgusting images and political leanings.

Read Montague’s innovations applauded by Governor Terry McAuliffe

April 11, 2014

Read Montague’s hyperscanning work was recently cited by Governor Terry McAuliffe as a premier example of research collaborations. “Developed by Professor Read Montague, this invention is providing unprecedented insight into how the human brain functions,” the governor said. “It will change the way we understand and diagnose conditions such as autism, Alzheimer’s, and addiction.”

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