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Social & Affective Neuroscience Society 2019 Program

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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…

FPR Sex/Gender Conference Summary: Part 2 – What's Fixed, Changing, Changeable

Part 2 of the FPR-UCLA conference on sex/gender, which was chaired…

FPR Sex/Gender Conference Summary: Part I – Why Now?

Emerging theories in neuroscience – fueled by new technologies…

A Must-Read: Nature Special Issue on Interdisciplinarity

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This Fall, the FPR is celebrating fifteen years of interdisciplinary…

DSM-5 on Culture: A Significant Advance

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[A]ll forms of distress are locally shaped, including the DSM…

Book Review: Liah Greenfeld's Mind, Modernity, Madness

According to Liah Greenfeld, author of Mind, Modernity, Madness, “culture is an empirical reality of the first order in human life – that it, in the most profound sense of the word makes us human and defines human experience.”

Toward an Anthropological Theory of Mind: Introduction

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In October 2011, a small, international gathering of twenty-seven anthropologists and psychologists took place at the Stanford Humanities Center, organized by Stanford anthropology professor Tanya Luhrmann and Culture and Mind postdoctoral fellows Julia Cassaniti, and Jocelyn Marrow.