Professor (Medical School)
Ph.D., Columbia University, 1977
General Area of Research
Understanding the neural mechanisms that govern disorders of the brain, early and late visual processes
Current research interests include understanding the neural mechanisms that govern disorders of the brain, early and late visual processes, language, emotional regulation, cognitive control and consciousness. The Center is also focused on brain mapping for neurosurgical planning and provides a clinical service for these clinical applications.
Etkin, A., Klemenhagen, K., Dudman, J., Rogan, M., Hen, R., Kandel, E., Hirsch, J. Individual Differences in Trait Anxiety Predict the Response of the Basolateral Amygdala to Unconsciously Processed Threat, Neuron, Vol 44, 1043-1055, 2004.
Klein, A., Mensch, B., Ghosh, S., Tourville, J., Hirsch, J., Mindboggle: Automated brain labeling with multiple atlases, Vol 24, 261-280, NeuroImage, 2005.
Egner, T., Hirsch, J., The neural correlates of functional connectivity of cognitive control in a Stroop task, Vol 24, 539-547, NeuroImage, 2005.
Psychology Dept. &
fMRI Research Center
710 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032