Richard J. Davidson

Richard J. Davidson
  • William James and Vilas Research Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry, Center for Investigating Healthy Minds, Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA

PhD in Psychology, Harvard. 1984, joined the Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison; currently, William James and Vilas Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry, Director, Waisman Brain Imaging Lab and the Lab for Affective Neuroscience, and Founder and Chair, Center for Investigating Healthy Minds, Waisman Center, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison. Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences. Chair, Psychology, American Association for the Advancement of Science. Former President, Society for Research in Psychopathology and Society for Psychophysiological Research. Has published more than 275 articles, many chapters and reviews and edited 13 books. Co-Author of The Emotional Life of Your Brain (2012). Recipient of awards.