Marco Iacoboni, M.D. Ph.D.
• Professor in Residence - Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior
• Member - ACCESS Program, Access Neuroscience Home Area, Brain Research Institute, Neuroscience IDP
Ahmanson-Lovelace Brain Mapping Center
660 Charles E. Young Drive South
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Marco Iacoboni is Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and Director of the Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Lab at the Ahmanson-Lovelace Brain Mapping Center. Iacoboni is a neurologist and neuroscientist originally from Rome, Italy. He joined the faculty of the Ahmanson-Lovelace Brain Mapping Center at UCLA in 1999. Marco Iacoboni investigates the neural basis of sensory-motor integration, imitation and social cognition in humans with functional magnetic resonance imaging and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS). In particular, his group investigates the human mirror neuron system and its role in social behavior and its disorders. Iacoboni’s work, funded by the National Institutes of Health and National Science Foundation, has been covered by the New York Times (front page), Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Time, The Economist, and major TV networks. Marco Iacoboni’s book on mirror neurons, entitled Mirroring People: The New Science of Empathy and How We Connect with Others, is published by Farrar, Straus, & Giroux (hard cover) and Picador (paperback).
His Google Scholar page is
A four-dimensional probabilistic atlas of the human brain.Mazziotta J; Toga A; Evans A; Fox P; Lancaster J; Zilles K; Woods R; Paus T; Simpson G; Pike B; Holmes C; Collins L; Thompson P; MacDonald D; Iacoboni M; Schormann T; Amunts K; Palomero-Gallagher N; Geyer S; Parsons L; Narr K; Kabani N; Le Goualher G; Feidler J; Smith K; Boomsma D; Hulshoff Pol H; Cannon T; Kawashima R; Mazoyer B;