Lab Director: Diana Tamir, PhD

The human mind operates at the junction of two vastly different worlds.

Behind our eyes exists the world of the self, a buzzing internal mental life filled with thoughts, feelings, and perceptions that together define our unique perspectives.

Beyond our eyes exists the external world, a vast physical environment itself replete with other people, each one also buzzing with his or her own internal mental life.

How does our mind bridge these two worlds?