Ron Mangun, Center for Mind & Brain

Ron Mangun is a distinguished professor of psychology and neurology and the founding director of the Center for Mind & Brain. His laboratory uses a cognitive neuroscience approach to investigate the cognitive and neural mechanisms of voluntary and reflexive attention in humans.
His research on the cognitive neuroscience of attention investigates how we perceive, attend, ignore and become aware of events in our environment.

Ron Mangun's work investigates how we perceive, attend, ignore, and become aware of events in our environment. This research incorporates a variety of tools, including behavioral and psychophysical methods, human electrophysiological measures, and functional neuroimaging. The information obtained from these combined behavioral, neuropsychological, and neurophysiological studies yields insight into the computational and functional neuroanatomical structure of human cognition. Ron Mangun's laboratory is also engaged in translational cognitive neuroscience, aimed at elucidating mechanisms of attentional dysfunction in disorders such as schizophrenia and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). 
Learn more about Ron Mangun at his faculty webpage.