Media and Talks

 

TEDxCLE

A Scientific Defense of Spiritual and Religious Faith

Eureka Alert

The conflict between science and religion lies in our brains

Cleveland Magazine

– Big Ideas: Mind Matters

Talks / Posters

 

External invited talks

 

2017 12 7 The Neuroscience of Ethical Leadership. Stockdale Center for Ethical Leaders, United

States Naval Academy. Invited lecture

2017 11 17 Empathy as a natural kind. University of Cincinnati, Philosophy Department

seminar. Invited lecture

2017 10 06 The Neuroscience of Ethics 2.0. Moral Psychology Research Group meeting at Rock

Ethics Center, Penn State University. Invited lecture

2017 04 06 The Neuroethics of Dehumanizing. Defense Finance and Accounting Service

Holocaust Remembrance Day. Invited lecture

2017 02 23 Brain Imaging Reveals the Network Architecture of Cognitive & Affective

Processes. Akron General Psychiatry Grand Rounds. Invited lecture

 

CWRU talks and workshops

 

2017 11 9 The how, what and why of fMRI: Using magnets to learn about mental activity.

Francis Payne Bolton School of Nursing CWRU Workshop

2017 11 03 The Neuroscience of Coaching. Coaching Research Lab, Weatherhead. CWRU

 

Workshops

2017 10 16 The Mind’s Essential Tension. Perspectives on Health: Intro to Medical Humanities

and Social Medicine. CWRU guest lecture

2017 4 24 NeuroEthics of Leadership. Quantum Leadership meeting, Fowler Center,

Weatherhead, CWRU guest lecture

2017 03 08 The Brain’s Essential Tension. Perspectives on Health: Intro to Medical Humanities

and Social Medicine. CWRU guest lecture

 

Before 2015

 

Dec 2014 “How do we reason? Neuroscience tells a new story” Science and Humanities Reading

group, College of Arts and Sciences, Case Western Reserve University

Oct 2014 “The Moral Brain: How Neuroscience is Shedding New Light on how to Live a Happy,

 

Productive and Meaningful Life” Estate Planning Advisory Council, Case Western Reserve

University.

Oct 2014 “Moral Sentiments Drive Folk Beliefs That the Mind and Body are Distinct” Free Will

Conference, Flint, Michigan.

Oct 2014 “Opposing Neural Domains: Implications for self-management” School of Nursing,

Case Western Reserve University

Oct 2014 “How do we reason? Neuroscience tells a new story” Neurology Grand Rounds, Case

Western Reserve University

Sept 2014 “Finding the Mind in the Brain: The opposing domains hypothesis” Danish Academy

of Sciences: Self-awareness meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark.

June 2014 “2D dual process theory: the case from neuroimaging” Pittsburgh University /

Carnegie Mellon University Multimodal Neuroimaging Training Program: Social Cognitive

Neuroscience Mini-Symposium.

May 2014 “NETCO: Neuro-Ethics Training for Combat Operations” with Shannon French.

European International Society for Military Ethics, Koblenz, Germany

May 2014 “Fear, Faith and Cleverness: how spirituality helps our brain build emotional

meaning” St Paul’s Church, Cleveland Heights, OH

April 2014 “Beyond brain mapping: philosophy informs neuroscience informs psychology”

Dept. of Psychology, Case Western Reserve University.

March 5th 2014 “Unlocking the creative brain” Cleveland Institute of Art: Invited talk to faculty

Feb 2014 “Bringing Mind (cognition) and Brain (fMRI) together: Promises and pitfalls” Dept of

Neuroscience, Case Western Reserve University

Feb 2014 “Your Brain on Fear and Faith: What Cognitive Science Tells Us” First Unitarian

Church, Shaker Heights, OH.

Nov 8th, 2013 "Cognitive neuroscience of the balanced, and unbalanced, mind" 4th Annual CET

coaches conference, Cleveland, Ohio

October 26, 2013 “Developing Wisdom to Offset Aging: Brain Imaging Reveals

Mechanisms of Stress Inoculation, Empathy and Healthy Aging” From Neurodegeneration to

Brain Health: An Integrated Approach, conference sponsored by UH/CWRU, Cleveland, Ohio

October 11 2013 “A Scientific Case for Conceptual Dualism: The Problem of Consciousness and

the Opposing Domains Hypothesis” Opening talk (selected by peer review) for the Annual

Experimental Philosophy Conference, SUNY University at Buffalo.

 

Sept 27 th 2013 “What is neuro-nonsense? A snapshot a discipline in awkward adolescence” Dept.

of Organizational Behaviour, CWRU

August 23 rd , 2013 “The Two Halves of your Brain – What Brain Sciences tells us about Higher

Cognition”. Think seminar for incoming first years at CWRU

May 25 2013 “ALE Based Meta-Analyses of Social, Mnemonic, and Action

Related Processes Support the Opposing Domains Hypothesis” Poster presented at Annual

meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington DC.

May 1 2013 “The Neural Bases of Dehumanization” New School of Social Research,

Psychology Department

April 19 th , 2013 Source Intersections Posters

Friedman: Are you sure you don’t believe in God? – winner 2 nd place in Social Sciences

Gabriel: Individual and gender differences demonstrate a trade-off between empathetic concern

and physical reasoning abilities

April 12 th , 2013 Research ShowCASE

Abou Zeki: Coaching with compassion alters neural mechanisms of stress processing

Feng: Dynamic adjustment of stimuli in real time fMRI

Tillem: Social Brain Meta-Analysis

Friedman: Are you sure you don’t believe in God?

April 4 2013 “Military Ethics and Dehumanizing the enemy” CWRU Public Affairs Discussion

Group / Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence

Feb 22 2013 “Cultivating Empathic Design in an Analytical World” Wisdom 2.0 conference in

San Francisco

Feb 11 2013 “The default network and the opposing domains hypothesis” University of New

England

Dec 3 rd 2012 “The default network and the opposing domains hypothesis” Rotman Research

Institute, Toronto, Canada.

Nov 17 th 2012 “How Analytic Tasks Suppress Neural Networks Used for Social Cognition, and

Visa Versa” and “An fMRI Study of Followers Reactions to Moments with Resonant, Effective

Leaders from Their Lives versus Dissonant Leaders from Their Lives “ Decision Sciences

Institute conference in San Francisco, CA.

Nov 16 th 2012 “What introspection teaches: the brain reveals two ways to understand the mind”

Philosophy of Science Association 2012, Panel on "Introspective Evidence in the Study of

Perception" San Diego, CA

Sept 28 th 2012 “The neuroscience of hope. The hope of neuroscience. fMRI of coaching with

 

compassion” School of Business, Aarhus University, Denmark

Sept 27 th 2012 “The new science of the soul: the biological origin of the problem of

consciousness, and why neuroscience will never solve the problem” Consciousness lab meeting,

Aarhus University, Denmark

Sept 25 th 2012 “fMRI reveals a fundamental division between social and physical cognition”

MindLAB meeting, Aarhus University, Denmark

Sept 11 th , 2012 “From philosophical paradox to the structure of cognition: the neural origin of the

problem of consciousness” Cognitive Science Student Organization talk, CWRU.

August 24 th , 2012 “The Two Halves of your Brain – What Brain Sciences tells us about Higher

Cognition”. Meet the faculty talk for incoming first years at CWRU

August 4 th , 2012 Symposium speaker and co-chair “Perceptions of consciousness: perspectives

from philosophy, neuroscience and psychology” American Psychological Association

conference Orlando, Florida

June 15 th , 2012 with Shannon French “Honor, Empathy, and Dehumanizing Our Enemies: New

Insights at the Intersection of Neuroethics and Military Ethics” European chapter of the

International Society for Military Ethics, UK Defence Academy, Shrivenham, England

May 11, 2012 “Analytic versus social neural networks” Consortium for Research on Emotional

Intelligence, Boston

April 20 th , 2012 Source Intersections Posters:

  1. Scott Tillem & Anthony Jack: The social Brain: An ALE Based Meta-Analysis of Social Cognition in the

Brain – winner 1 st place in Social Sciences

  1. Meral Tubi & Anthony Jack “Exploring the Function of the Inferior Pre-Central Gyrus: Left-Right

Asymmetry in Abnormal Populations” – winner 2 nd place in Social Sciences

April 19 th , 2012 Graduate seminar in Bioethics "Bioethics from the perspective of the psychology

and neuroscience of ethics", CWRU Department of Bioethics

April 13 th , 2012 Plenary talk. “Why don’t psychopaths believe in dualism? The role of opposing

brain networks” Towards a Science of Consciousness, Loews Ventana Canyon Resort Hotel,

Tucson, Arizona.

Feb 15 th , 2012 Keynote talk: “Fear and the Balanced Brain: What differentiates healthy from

dysfunctional fear?” Hillel Foundation event at Great Lakes Science Museum

Jan 28, 2012 “Use of fMRI to optimize Brain Health Interventions”. School of Medicine Brain

Health Retreat, Squire Valleevue and Valley Ridge Farms CWRU

Jan 13 th , 2012 “The default mode network”. Neurology grand rounds, Case Western Reserve

School of Medicine

 

Jan 9 th , 2012 The default mode network. Epilepsy grand rounds, Case Western Reserve School of

Medicine

Dec 9 th , 2011 A problem for cognitive subtraction? Methodological implications of task induced

deactivations. fMRI journal club, Case Western Reserve University

Nov 17, 2011 Methodology and interpretation of fMRI. Guest lecture in Neurobiology of

Behavior class taught by Roy Ritzmann

Nov 10, 2011 Four poster presentations at Annual Meeting of the International Society for

Neuroethics in Washington DC. Poster titles:

  1. Neural Basis Of Dehumanization
  2. Neural Basis Of The Uncanny: Common Neural Circuitry Associated With Body And Social Schema

Violation

  1. Does Neuroscience Threaten Our Humanity? Endorsement Of Non-Medical Uses Of Neurotechnology Is

Associated With Anti-Social Personality

  1. Boundary Violation and Moral Judgment: Is the Uncanny Valley the Source of Moral Outrage?

November 8, 2011 An Anti-social Frame of Mind: Neural Basis of Dehumanizing and Social

Schema Violation. CWRU Bioethics works in progress meeting

Sept 21, 2011 KEYNOTE: How the study of the brain provides insight into both human nature

and ethics. Ethics Table meeting (organizer Jeremy Bendik-Keymer) Squire Valleevue and

Valley Ridge Farms CWRU

Sept 14, 2011 Redefining the default: opposing cognitive processes and problem of

consciousness. Invited lecture, Department of Psychology, Georgetown University, Washington

DC.

August 25, 2011 The Two Halves of your Brain- What Brain Sciences tells us about Higher

Cognition. Meet the faculty talk for incoming first years at CWRU

April 8, 2011 The case for neuroethics: how science might reinvent ethics. CWRU center for

policy studies Public Affairs Discussion Group

March 15, 2011 "A biological constraint on thought: two opposing domains of human higher

cognition." – Invited talk, presenter: Tony Jack. Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Department, Case Western Reserve University.

January 27, 2011 “Why morality lies beyond reason” Invited colloquium, presenter: Tony Jack.

Department of Bioethics, Case Western Reserve University.

Jan 20, 2011 Moral Boundaries: Psychological, Philosophical, and Neuroscientific Perspectives

CETMONS Second Life conference (online)

 

January 11, 2010 "A cognitive basis for default phenomenology: Two opposing domains" –

Invited talk, presenter: Tony Jack. Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Schey Center for Cognitive

Neuroimaging.

December 14, 2010  “Social and mechanical reasoning define two domains of human higher

cognition”  Invited talk, presenter: Tony Jack. Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine &

Science, Chicago, Illinois.

November 2010 “Redefining the 'default' network: two opposing cognitive domains”  Invited

talk, presenter: Tony Jack. Department of Psychology, Oxford University, England.

October 2010  ”The social cognition of attachment: Preliminary results from functional imaging

of Capgras delusion”  Talk, presenter: Georges Naasan. FMRI Journal Club, University

Hospitals, Cleveland, Ohio. Authors: Georges Naasan, Rochelle Hudson, Regina Cesaro, Zimbul

Albo, Alan Lerner, Anthony Jack

October 2010  “Social and mechanical reasoning define two domains of human higher

cognition”  Invited talk, presenter: Tony Jack. Department of Biology , Case Western Reserve

University.

September 2010  “Consciousness, Morality and Brain Structure: Why Nice People Believe in the

Soul”  Invited talk, presenter: Tony Jack. Church of the Covenant, Cleveland, Ohio.

August 2010  “Functional Imaging of Capgras Delusion”  Invited talk, presenter: Tony Jack. The

10th Nordic Meeting in Neuropsychology, Aalborg, Denmark.

August 2010  “Coaching with Compassion: An fMRI Study of Coaching to the Positive or

Negative Emotional Attractor”  Talk, presenter: Richard Boyatzis. The Academy of Management

2010 Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, Awarded Best Paper. Authors: Richard Boyatzis,

Anthony Jack, Regina Cesaro, Masud Khawaja, Angela Passarelli (2010)

March 2010  “Updates on the phenomenal stance”  Invited talk, presenter: Tony Jack.

Symposium on “What makes us human?”. Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois.

April 2010  “Two domains of human higher cognition: distinct brain networks underlie social

and mechanical reasoning”  Poster, presenter: Katie Begany. SOURCE Intersections, Case

Western Reserve University. Awarded 2nd Prize in poster competition. Authors: Katelyn

Begany, Regina Cesaro, Kevin Barry, Angela Ciccia, Anthony Jack.

April 2010  “Yoga and video games induce state changes in socio-emotional intelligence”

Presentation, presenter: Megan Norr. SOURCE Intersections, Case Western Reserve University.

April 2010  “The social cognition of attachment: Preliminary results from functional imaging of

Capgras delusion”  Poster, presenter: Georges Nassan. Annual Academy of Neurology, Toronto,

Canada. Authors: Georges Naasan, Rochelle Hudson, Regina Cesaro, Zimbul Albo, Alan Lerner,

Anthony Jack

 

April 2010  “The social cognition of attachment: Preliminary results from functional imaging of

Capgras delusion”  Poster, presenter: Georges Nassan. Clinical Research Poster, Case Western

Reserve University, Awarded Best Poster. Authors: Georges Naasan, Rochelle Hudson, Regina

Cesaro, Zimbul Albo, Alan Lerner, Anthony Jack

April 2010  “Mind-Body duality and psychopathic callous affect: empirical support for a theory

of the origins of the problem of consciousness”  Invited talk, presenter: Tony Jack. Midwinter

Meeting of the APA Division 24: Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, Miami, Florida.

February 2010  “Emerging Technologies and Moral Boundaries: Psychological, Philosophical

and Neuroscientific Perspectives”  Invited talk, presenter: Tony Jack. Second Consortium on

Emerging Technologies, Military Operations, and National Security, Lincoln Center for Applied

Ethics, Arizona State University

February 2010  “Two domains of human higher cognition”  Invited talk, presenter: Tony Jack.

Epilepsy Grand Rounds Neurological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center.

January 2010  “Two domains of human higher cognition”  Invited talk, presenter: Tony Jack.

Department of Neuroscience, Case Western Reserve University.

October 2009  “Gender Differences in small-world resting state connectivity”  Poster, presenter:

Kevin Barry. Society for Neuroscience 2009 Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois. Authors: Kevin

Barry, Regina Cesaro, Andrea Hayes, Katelyn Begany, Avi Snyder, Anthony Jack.

October 2009  “Neural correlates of inspirational mentoring” Poster, presenter: Regina Cesaro.

Society for Neuroscience 2009 Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois. Authors: Regina Cesaro,

Richard Boyatzis, Masud Khawaja, Angela Passarelli, Kevin Barry, Katelyn Begany, Anthony

Jack.

October 2009  “Two domains of human higher cognition: distinct brain networks underlie social

and mechanical reasoning” Poster, presenter: Katie Begany. Society for Neuroscience 2009

Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois. Authors: Katelyn Begany, Regina Cesaro, Kevin Barry,

Angela Ciccia, Anthony Jack.

October 2009 “Cognitive Science and Ethics of Emerging Technologies” Invited talk, presenter:

Tony Jack. First Consortium on Emerging Technologies, Military Operations, and National

Security, Inamori Center for Ethics and Excellence, Case Western Reserve University.

 

November 2007 poster  “Discriminant analysis as a method for assessing topographic

organization”  Poster, presenter: Tony Jack. Society for Neuroscience 2007 Annual Meeting, San

Diego, California. Authors: Anthony Jack, Chad Sylvester, Gordon Shulman, Maurizio Corbetta.