Luiz Pessoa

Luiz Pessoa is a neuroscientist interested in how emotion, motivation, and cognition are integrated in the brain. He is the author of The Cognitive-Emotional Brain (2013) and The Entangled Brain (2022), both by MIT Press. He obtained his PhD at Boston University in the Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems headed by Steve Grossberg and received further training in the laboratory of Leslie Underleider at the National Institute of Health (USA). He is currently faculty at the Department of Psychology at the University of Maryland, College Park, USA.


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Radical Emergence in Brain and Behavior

14 April 2023

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