Anjan Chatterjee is a Professor of Neurology, Chief of Cognitive Neurology, and a member of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, and the Center for Neuroscience and Society at the University of Pennsylvania. He received his BA in Philosophy from Haverford College and MD from the University of Pennsylvania. His clinical practice focuses on patients with cognitive disorders. His research focuses on spatial cognition and language, attention, neuroethics, and neuroaesthetics. He co-edited: Neuroethics in Practice: Mind, Medicine, and Society. His co-edited book The Roots of Cognitive Neuroscience: Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychology and a single-authored book, The Aesthetic Brain, are forthcoming. He is on the editorial boards of: Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Behavioural Neurology, Neuropsychology, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, European Neurology, Empirical Studies of the Arts, and American Journal of Bioethics: Neuroscience, and Policy Studies in Ethics, Law and Technology. He was awarded the 2002 Norman Geschwind Prize in Behavioral and Cognitive Neurology by the American Academy of Neurology. He is a founding member of the Board of Governors of the Neuroethics Society, the President of the International Association of Empirical Aesthetics, and the President of the Behavioral and Cognitive Neurology Society. He is on the Board of Haverford College, the Associated Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired, and Universal Promise.


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