Robert Desimone

Robert Desimone

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Robert Desimone is director of the McGovern Institute and the Doris and Don Berkey Professor in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences. Prior to joining the McGovern Institute in 2004, he was director of the Intramural Research Program at the National Institutes of Mental Health, the largest mental health research center in the world. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a recipient of numerous awards, including the Troland Prize of the National Academy of Sciences, and the Golden Brain Award of the Minerva Foundation.

Room:  46-3160
Phone:  (617) 324-2077

Current Advisees

Frederico Azevedo - Research Scientist


CBMM Publications

D. Baldauf and Desimone, R., Neural Mechanisms of Object-Based Attention, Science, vol. 344, no. 6182, pp. 424 - 427, 2014.