Department of Psychology
Chandan Vaidya is a professor and chair of the Department of Psychology in the College. She is a cognitive neuroscientist with a research focus on the functional neural architecture of adaptive mechanisms. She is a member of the India Initiative Faculty Advisory Committee.
International activities include:
- Attended a conference in China with Georgetown's Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Lab
- Spoke at an executive education course on functional magnetic resonance imaging at Instituto do Cerebro-InsCer at Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
- Gave a talk entitled "Towards a cognitive neuroscience of individual differences: Genes, brain, and behavior", at the University of Granada in Spain, the First Annual Conference on Cognitive Science in New Delhi, India, and at the University of Allahabad in India.
- Spoke about the functional coupling between the cingulo-opercular network and spontaneous pupil responses at the 2015 International Symposium on Computational Psychophysiology in Shandong Province, China.