“Up-tight laid-back and jumpy monkeys” (NICHD Stephen Suomi, 2007 video)

Stephen Suomi, who will be speaking at the 2011 Society for Social Neuroscience conference on Nov 10–11, 2011 (which I’m attending and will be blogging about here), “discusse[s] his work examining individual differences in personality and temperament in rhesus monkeys and the relative contributions environment and biology make to these differences.”

Series: “M.I.N.D. Institute Lecture Series on Neurodevelopmental Disorders” [4/2007]

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About Constance A. Cummings

Constance A. Cummings, PhD, is Project Director of the non-profit Foundation for Psychocultural Research, which supports and advances interdisciplinary research and scholarship at the intersection of brain, mind, culture, and mental health and illness. She is co-editor (with Carol Worthman, Paul Plotsky, and Dan Schechter) of Formative Experiences: The Interaction of Caregiving, Culture, and Developmental Psychobiology (Cambridge University Press, 2010) and (with Laurence Kirmayer and Rob Lemelson) the forthcoming Re-Visioning Psychiatry: Cultural Phenomenology, Critical Neuroscience, and Global Mental Health (Cambridge, 2015). She received her doctorate in theoretical linguistics from New York University.

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