Rami Gabriel is Associate Professor of Psychology at Columbia College Chicago, where he is a founding Fellow of the Research Group in Mind, Science and Culture.
Gabriel is the author of Why I Buy: Self, Taste, and Consumer Society in America (Intellect Press, 2013).
His second book, co-authored with philosopher Dr. Stephen T. Asma, will be published by Harvard University Press, the working title is The Affective Roots of Culture and Cognition (Winter 2019). This poster describes the contents: Sicily 2016 poster
A third book manuscript, A Suspicious Science: The Uses of Psychology, presents an epistemological meta-analysis of psychology through the lens of human nature.
Trained as an cognitive and perceptual scientist, he has published empirical studies on memory, self, emotion, prosopagnosia, consciousness, and the philosophy of cognitive science in the academic journals Cognition & Emotion, Social Cognition, and Journal of Consciousness studies.
Popular press were written for L@S and Aeon.
Dr. Gabriel is part of a web series of video discussions on the evolution of emotions on blogginghead.tv and meaning of life.tv :
He is a member of the following professional organizations: Society for Social and Affective Neuroscience, Cognitive Science Society, Southern Society of Philosophy and Psychology, Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Association for Scientific Study of Consciousness, American Psychological Association, American Culture association, and Popular Culture association.
For more on courses taught:
Mini-documentary on the Soul and Neuroscience:
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