Anjan Chatterjee

Professor of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania

Anjan Chatterjee is a Professor of Neurology, and a member of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, and the Center for Neuroscience and Society at the University of Pennsylvania. He received his B.A. in Philosophy from Haverford College and M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. His clinical practice focuses on patients with cognitive disorders. His research focuses on spatial cognition and language, attention, neuroethics, and neuroaesthetics.

He co-edited Neuroethics in Practice: Mind, Medicine, and Society. His co-edited book, The Roots of Cognitive Neuroscience: Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychology, and a single-authored book, The Aesthetic Brain, are forthcoming. He is on the editorial boards of: Cognitive and Behavioral NeurologyBehavioural Neurology;NeuropsychologyJournal of Cognitive Neuroscience;Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society;European NeurologyEmpirical Studies of the Arts;American Journal of Bioethics: Neuroscience; and Policy Studies in Ethics, Law and Technology.

He was awarded the 2002 Norman Geschwind Prize in Behavioral and Cognitive Neurology by the American Academy of Neurology. He is a founding member of the Board of Governors of the Neuroethics Society, the President of the International Association of Empirical Aesthetics, and the President of the Behavioral and Cognitive Neurology Society. He is on the Board of Haverford College, the Associated Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired, and Universal Promise.

Participant In:

Aby Warburg: Art, Neuroscience, and Psychoanalysis: Day 1

Saturday, October 12th
9:00AM - 4:15PM

Past Event

This two-day symposium explores Warburg’s ideas and their adumbrations, e.g., his preoccupations with – and intuitions about – memory, both in relation to different forms of artistic creation and in anticipation of concepts related to neuroplasticity and neuroesthetics; the significance and fluency of the image – its elliptical and metaphoric functions – and of affect… read more »