Seed Grants for Interdisciplinary Projects in Society and Neuroscience Awarded

April 01, 2021

The Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience (PSSN) program will fund two research projects led by principal investigators from psychology, sociology, neuroscience, epidemiology, psychiatry, and neurology as part of the 2021 Seed Grants for Interdisciplinary Projects in Society and Neuroscience. For 2021, priority was given to projects that additionally involved empirical research, the collection of data, or the study of evidence or policy related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The winning projects are: 

PROPOSAL TITLE: The Social Life of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Brain: Mapping DEI Neuroscience in Organizations and in the Popular Press

PROPOSAL TITLE: The Representative Brain: How Sampling Bias Influences Scientific Discovery of the Neural Underpinnings of Adolescent Health

  • Katherine Keyes, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Columbia University
  • Amy Margolis, Assistant Professor of Medical Psychology, Columbia University
  • David Pagliaccio, Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurobiology, Columbia University
  • Tomas Paus, Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry, University of Toronto
  • Michael Milham, Vice President of Research and Founding Director, Center for the Developing Brain, Child Mind Institute

Visit the Seed Grants page on our website to learn more about the 2021 Seed Grants for Interdisciplinary Projects in Society and Neuroscience.