Prof Michael Banissy

Goldsmiths, University of London; Rogue Resolutions

Michael is an award-winning Professor in Psychology based at Goldsmiths (University of London), where he is Head of the Department of Psychology.

His research specialism is Social Neuroscience – the study of brain processes related to social processing. He has contributed to several diverse research areas, where he has made a number of important discoveries.

The breadth of his work is not only seen in scientific contributions, but also in his engagement to bring science to the public and industry.

He has received over 20 awards and honours for his work in this field, including substantial external grant funding and prizes for outstanding contributions to research (e.g. the 2016 Spearman Medal and the 2017 Bertelson Award - two of the highest accolades given to Experimental Psychologists).

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Changing social processing with non-invasive brain stimulation

Recently there has been considerable interest in using non-invasive brain stimulation to aid performance in typical and atypical groups. One example is the field of social processing, where non-invasive brain stimulation has been suggested to support the perception of one’s own affective states (e.g. mood) and those others (e.g.emotion perception). In this seminar we will explore and discuss the implications of evidence related to this claim.

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