The keynotes by Joy Hirsch identify the technological advances and emerging fields in brain imaging. Joy Hirsch discusses that new technologies come from the integration of old technologies, and describes the advances toward the field of "brain reading."
Joy Hirsch is the director of the Program for Imaging and Cognitive Studies at Columbia University. This program focuses on discovering the neurocircuitry in cognition, perception and action. As well, Hirsch is the professor of functional neuroradiology, radiology, neuroscience and psychology at the College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Joy Hirsch specializes in neuroimaging of cognitive, perceptual, emotional and language processes. The keynotes by Joy Hirsch analyze the new developments soon to come in brain research. Hirsch's research investigates the brain's functional specializations, and elements of cognitive control.