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.
February 26, 2019: 9:30AM, in Yerkes NSB Seminar Room: Hong Zhu PhD, "History of winning remodels thalamo-PFC circuit to reinforce social dominance"
March 9-23, 2019: The Atlanta Science Festival click here
September 20, 2019: Catherine Dulac talk (More details will follow)
February 15, 2019: 12:00 PM, in the Whitehead Auditorium: Michael Long, PhD, New York University "Turn-taking in social communication: a comparative approach"
February 9, 2019: Atlanta Brain Bee Competition
October 23, 2018: 10:00 AM, Conte Center/CTSN Seminar, Yerkes Bourne Seminar Room: Miranda Lim MD/PhD, Oregon Health and Science University "Early life sleep disruption and social development in prairie voles: A model of autism?"
October 31, 2018: 4:00 PM, Conte Center/CTSN Seminar, Yerkes Neuroscience Seminar Room: Mazahir T. Hasan PhD, Biocruces Bizkaia Health Research Institute Bibao, Spain "Novel genetic approaches to investigate fear memory engrams (and social engrams) in health and disease"
Oxytocin, Love and Social Awareness. click here
The real science of love. October 9, 2018 click here
Emory Conte Center Renewed! April 18, 2018 click here
Oxytocin may enhance social awareness in autism. April 17, 2018 click here
Fathers’ brains respond differently to daughters than sons. May 25, 2017 click here
Love hormone may help Dads bond with toddlers. February 24, 2017 click here
Oxytocin and Empathy: Voles console one another. January 22, 2016 click here
The hard science of oxytocin. June 24, 2015 click here
Neurobiology of Parenting. August 19, 2014 click here
What rodents can tell us about why humans love. February 2014 click here