The Brain Imaging Research Center (BIRC) opened in June 2015.

The center houses a 3T Siemens Prisma MRI scanner alongside equipment for collecting data with high-density EEG systems, eye tracking, and a transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) system.


  1. Dec 16 COGS & SLAC Talk: Jonathan Peelle4:00pm
  2. Jan 19 BIRC Speaker Series - Mary Helen Immordino-Yang12:00pm
  3. Feb 2 BIRC Speaker: Jessica Church-Lang PhD2:00pm
  4. Feb 24 CogSci Colloquium: Thomas Naselaris4:00pm
  5. Mar 3 BIRC Speaker: Franco Pestilli3:00pm
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  • Kelly Mahaffy MA receives the 2022 BIRC Excellence Award
    The BIRC is pleased to announce the third annual BIRC Excellence Award, which highlights the achievements of a student, staff, faculty member, lab, or group who has made exceptional contributions towards advancing the goals of the BIRC as outlined in the Mission Statement: To facilitate scientific discovery and theoretical and methodological innovation To serve as […]
    Posted on December 2, 2022
  • Fumiko Hoeft Receives Samuel Torrey Orton Award
    Congratulations to Fumiko Hoeft, who was awarded the 2022 Samuel Torrey Orton Award at the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) Conference recently held in San Antonio, Texas. Please view the wonderful introduction presented by Dr. Devin Kearns, and the videos and comments from Fumiko's family, colleagues, and friends. Congratulations, Fumiko!
    Posted on November 14, 2022

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