The goal of the Silvio O. Conte Center for Oxytocin and Social Cognition is to launch an integrated, coordinated and rigorous research program to discover the neural mechanisms by which oxytocin modulates social cognition.
Clinical Research Projects
(May 2016) Temple Grandin at Emory "Helping Different Kinds of Minds Solve Problems" (Video)
(Feb 2016) Do animals feel empathy (Vox)
(Jan 2016) Consloing voles hint at animal empathy (The Atlantic)
(Jan 2016) Discovery of consoling behavior in prairie voles may benefit autism research (Emory News)
(June 2015) The Hard Science of Oxytocin (Nature, News Feature)