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Read the letters of intent from CMB members who are working on creative approaches to virtual collaboration, online teaching, and outreach.

Social Science Perspectives on “The New Normal”

McGill's Culture, Mind, and Brain and Global Mental Health programs jointly sponsor an online roundtable discussion, hosted by McGill CMB Program co-director Samuel Veissière.

Owning Our Madness: Honoring Cultural Psychiatrist Frederick Hickling

Dr. Hickling, who died on May 7 “after a sudden illness . . . was a giant in the global movements for deinstitutionalization, community mental health and cultural psychiatry,” according to McGill CMB program co-director Laurence Kirmayer and McGill cultural psychiatrist Jazwant Guzder.

CMB Members Address COVID-19

CMB members have contributed to a variety of COVID-related projects this Spring. Please let us know if you have something to add!


To support CMB members during COVID, we are gathering resources in digital technologies that might be of particular use to our CMB members. This post focuses on editing videotaped presentations in iMovie. We have also created a new page on the FPR website as a depository for your suggestions.

Social-Cultural Computational Psychiatry & Neuroscience Network Videos Now Available on YouTube

We are thrilled to announce that Maxwell Ramstead has posted several videos from the CMB Network-funded inaugural Social-Cultural Computational Psychiatry & Neuroscience Network Workshop (4–8 Nov 2019) on YouTube. Below are two talks by Guillaume Dumas on Open Science and Hyperscanning.

Emory-Tibet Partnership Reaches a Milestone!

CMB co-director Carol Worthman and colleagues celebrate completion of the roll-out phase for incorporation of science into the Tibetan Buddhist monastic curriculum (presented to the Dalai Lama on 12/14, along with seven neuroscience books/primers we published).

Workshop Summary

The Foundation for Psychocultural Research funded the inaugural workshop of the Social-Cultural Computational Psychiatry and Neuroscience Network (SCCPNN), which took place from November 4–8, 2019, in Montreal.

SFI Complex Systems Summer School (Interdisciplinary)

I am posting this course in case a closer look at complex system…

Results of First Round of Funding for CMB Research Network

We are delighted to report the results of our first round of…

Social & Affective Neuroscience Society 2019 Program

Click here to view the full program of the SANS 2019 Annual Meeting…

FPR-McGill 2019 Summer Workshop in Social & Cultural Neuroscience (June 17–21)

The following CMB members are presenting at this Summer's workshop:…

FPR Sex/Gender Conference Summary: Part 3 – What Counts as Adequate Function?

The sex/gender conference succeeded in bringing together people…