Jack Gallant

Department of Psychology

Jack Gallant is Chancellor's Professor and Class of 1940 Chair at UC Berkeley, and co-Director of the Henry J. Wheeler Brain Imaging Center. His research program focuses on computational modeling and high-dimensional, high-resolution imaging of the human brain under naturalistic conditions. As part of that work, his lab has created the most accurate brain decoding algorithms available today. He is actively involved in neuroethics and the potential implications of future neurotechnology for privacy, agency and the sense of self. He regularly gives presentations on implications of neuroscience and neurotechnology in the law to the National Academy of Sciences and to Circuit Courts. Jack Gallant is affiliated with the departments of Psychology and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, along with the programs in Bioengineering, Biophysics, Neuroscience and Vision Science. He received his Ph.D. from Yale University and did postdoctoral work at the California Institute of Technology and Washington University Medical School.