International Scientific Advisory Board

The International Scientific Advisory Board was established to guide the BMI in charting future directions for the development of cognitive neuroscience at Western. The following leading cognitive neuroscientists served and provided an external review of the Institute, in conjunction with the BMI Symposium held on September 20, 2015.


David Burr, PhD

CNR Institute of Neuroscience, Pisa
Department of Psychology, University of Florence
Stella Maris Foundation 

Pisa, Italy
Website: Pisa Vision Lab

A. Caramazza

Alfonso Caramazza, PhD

Daniel and Amy Starch Professor of Psychology
Department of Psychology

Harvard University
Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Website: Mind Brain Behavior

S. Dehaene

Stanislas Dehaene, PhD

Director, Inserm-CEA Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit
Collège de France

75231 Paris Cedex 05, France
Website: INSERM-CEA Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit

J. Duncan

John Duncan, PhD

Programme leader, Executive processes group
MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
Cambridge, CB2 7EF, United Kingdom
Website: MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit

J. Schall

Jeffrey Schall, PhD

E. Bronson Ingram Professor of Neuroscience |
Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Director of Center for Integrative Cognition & Cognitive Neuroscience
Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN 37235, USA
Website: Center for Integrative Cognition & Cognitive Neuroscience

I. Tracey

Irene Tracey, PhD

Nuffield Professor of Anaesthetic Science
Director of the Oxford Centre for fMRI
University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Website: NDCN, University of Oxford