March 25–28, 2023

CNS 2023 | Keynote Address by Martha J. Farah

Martha J. Farah will deliver her lecture in San Francisco, CA March of 2023 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Hotel in the Grand Ballroom.

Martha J. Farah, PhD

University of Pennsylvania


Martha Julia Farah is a cognitive neuroscience researcher at the University of Pennsylvania. She has worked on an unusually wide range of topics; the citation for her lifetime achievement award from the Association for Psychological Science states that “Her studies on the topics of mental imagery, face recognition, semantic memory, reading, attention, and executive functioning have become classics in the field.”

Farah has undergraduate degrees in Metallurgy and Philosophy from MIT, and a doctorate in Psychology from Harvard University. She has taught at Carnegie Mellon University and at the University of Pennsylvania, where she is now Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Natural Sciences and Director of the Center for Neuroscience & Society.[1]