James Fallon

James H. Fallon, Ph.D., is professor of psychiatry and human behavior and emeritus professor of anatomy and neurobiology in the School of Medicine at the University of California, Irvine. His research interests include adult stem cells, chemical neuroanatomy and circuitry, higher brain functions, and brain imaging. He has served as Chairman of the University faculty and Chair and President of the School of Medicine faculty. He is a Sloan Scholar, Senior Fulbright Fellow, National Institutes of Health Career Awardee, and recipient of a range of honorary degrees and awards, and he sits on several corporate boards and national think tanks for science, biotechnology, the arts, and the U.S. military. He is a subject matter expert in the field of “cognition and war” to the Pentagon’s Joint Command. In addition to his neuroscience research, Fallon has lectured and written on topics ranging from art and the brain, architecture and the brain, law and the brain, consciousness, creativity, the brain of the psychopathic murderer, and the Vietnam War. He has appeared on numerous documentaries, radio, and TV shows.