James Fallon


Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior, University of California, Irvine

James (Jim) Fallon is professor of psychiatry and human behavior at the University of California, Irvine. In addition to his research on adult stem cell therapies for neurological disorders, he is involved in the transdisciplinary center for imaging genetics, and was national scientific coordinator for the NIH Functional Brain Imaging Center. His present specialties are gene discovery in schizophrenia, depression, addictions, gender differences, AD, and the brains of psychopaths, where he has analyzed the brains of murderers.



Tuesday, October 09

Identity: What Makes Me...Me?, Presented by MSL Chicago

How do we become who we are? Is our personality determined by genetics and the wiring of our brains at birth, or built over time through memory and... read more
Speakers: Hanna Rosin, Baratunde Thurston, LZ Granderson, Brooke Magnanti, James Fallon, Eric Daigh
Owen Theatre @ Goodman Theatre 170 N. Dearborn Street

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