Marco Iacoboni


Marco Iacoboni, M.D., Ph.D., is a neurologist and neuroscientist originally from Italy. Today he is Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and Director of the Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation laboratory of the Ahmanson-Lovelace Brain Mapping Center. He discussed mirror neurons at the World Economic Forum in Davos in 2010 and with the Dalai Lama in Brisbane in 2011. Dr. Iacoboni describes the research on mirror neurons for the general reader in his book Mirroring People: The Science of Empathy and How We Connect with Others.

Selected Publications