Cognitive, social and developmental neuroscience, especially (a) the effects of socioeconomic status on brain development, and (b) the ethical, legal and societal implications of neuroscience (aka neuroethics)
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Farah, M. J. (2017). The Neuroscience of Socioeconomic Status: Correlates, Causes, and Consequences. Neuron, 96(1), 56-71.
Farah, M. J. (2018). Socioeconomic status and the brain: prospects for neuroscience-informed policy. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, July, 428-438.
Last, B. S., Lawson, G. M., Breiner, K., Steinberg, L., & Farah, M. J. (2018). Childhood socioeconomic status and executive function in childhood and beyond. PloS one, 13(8), e0202964.
Lawson, G.M., Camins, J.S., Wisse, L., Wu, J., Duda, J.T., Cook, P.A., Gee, J.C.& Farah, M.J. (2017). Childhood socioeconomic status and childhood maltreatment: distinct associations with brain structure, PLOS One, 12(4): e0175690.
Mancuso, L., Ilieva, I.P., Hamilton, R.H. & Farah, M.J. (2016). Does transcranial direct current stimulation improve healthy working memory?: A meta-analytic review. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 28(8), 1063-1089.
Poldrack, R.A. & Farah, M.J. (2015). Progress and challenges in probing the human brain. Nature, 526, 371-379.
PSYC 547 Foundations of Social, Cognitive and Affective Science
PSYC 747 Contemporary Research Issues in Social, Cognitive and Affective Science
PSYC 600 Proseminar: Biology of Social Processes
LAW 557 Neuroscience, Ethics and Law