Stories for Read Montague

Montague to explore ‘Conscience’ for ‘Science In Society’ today

Oct. 29, 2019

Read Montague, a computational neuroscientist at Virginia Tech’s Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, will be featured in a conversation discussing the neurobiological basis of morality.

Virginia Tech graduate students selected to join competitive Society for Neuroscience program

June 7, 2019

Alyssa Brunal-Brown (left) and Amnah Eltahir, Virginia Tech graduate students at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, were accepted into the Society for Neuroscience’s competitive scholars program.

Judges, neuroscientists consider how science and criminal justice converge at Roanoke neurolaw conference

May 2, 2019

Could brain scans reveal when someone is lying? Neuroscientists and addiction experts at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC believe that emerging neuroscientific discoveries could complement criminal justice. To ...

International scientists to plug into cellular signals at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute conference

April 29, 2019, updated April 29, 2019

The human body is made of trillions of cells. While scientists have uncovered the secrets of cell function and structures, less well understood are the processes underlying cellular interaction and ...

VTCRI researchers find positive effects of early education intervention on social behavior persist for 4 decades

Nov. 15, 2018

New research in Nature Communications, led by Read Montague (left) of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, suggests that participants who received educational interventions in early childhood show positive effects ...

VTCRI researcher to deliver internationally renowned Dorcas Cummings Memorial Lecture

May 29, 2018

Read Montague will become the 41st person to present the annual Dorcas Cummings Memorial Lecture on June 2, 2018 at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Symposium on Quantitative Biology, Brains ...

Keep calm and carry on: VTCRI scientists make first serotonin measurements in humans

April 26, 2018

Scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have begun to unravel how serotonin acts, based on data collected in a first-of-its-kind experiment that utilized electrochemical probes implanted into the ...

Using social exchange games to probe the boundaries of mental health

Sept. 12, 2017

Read Montague’s research team uses neuroimaging and computational psychiatry to learn about human ability to understand and respond to others. The researchers have designed and utilized simple social exchange games ...

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