NIMH envisions a world in which mental illnesses are prevented and cured.
Dr. Rosalind Picard, Director of Affective Computing Research at MIT, and her team have invented many ways in which technology can objectively measure and communicate human emotion, including new tools for facial and physiological analysis.
Dr. Berman’s group uses functional neuroimaging to map brain activity and neurochemical mechanisms associated with normal higher cognitive function as well as dysfunction in neuropsychiatric illnesses such as schizophrenia, illnesses having genetic sources of cognitive dysfunction such as Williams syndrome and other conditions impacting cognition such as normal aging.
James Blair is Chief of the Unit on Affective Cognitive Neuroscience at NIMH. Dr. Blair received a doctoral degree in Psychology from University College London in 1993 under the supervision of Professor John Morton.
Dr. Cameron received her B.S. from Yale University and her Ph.D. from the Rockefeller University, where she worked with Bruce McEwen and Elizabeth Gould examining neurogenesis in the adult rat dentate gyrus.