Past Event

Presidential Scholars Research Symposium: 2nd-Year Presentations

February 16, 2021
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Presidential Scholars Raphael Gerraty and Matthew Sachs will discuss their current cross-disciplinary research and findings. Their faculty mentors from psychology, neuroscience, philsosophy, and music will also join the event.


Raphael Gerraty
Presidential Scholar in Society and Neuroscience, Columbia University

Probabilistic Representations: Understanding Uncertainty in the Brain


  • Nikolaus Kriegeskorte, Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, Columbia University; Director of Cognitive Imaging and Principal Investigator, Zuckerman Institute
  • John Morrison, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Barnard College


Matthew Sachs
Presidential Scholar in Society and Neuroscience, Columbia University

An Exploration of Emotions and Their Dynamics as Reflected in Time-Varying Patterns of Brain Activation



Pamela Smith
Seth Low Professor of History, Chair of Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience, Director of the Center for Science and Society, Columbia University

Free and open to the public; RSVP required via Eventbrite. Registered attendees will receive an event link on the day of the event. 

Please contact [email protected] with any questions.