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Martha J. Farah

Martha J. Farah

University of Pennsylvania

School of Arts and Sciences

Martha J. Farah is a cognitive neuroscientist who works at the interface of neuroscience and society. Her recent research focuses on the effects of early socioeconomic deprivation on brain development, as well as the way neuroscience is changing how we think of ourselves as physical, mental and moral beings. She was founding director of Penn’s Center for Cognitive Neuroscience and now directs Penn's Center for Neuroscience & Society.

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