John J.B. Allen

Associate Director, Center for Consciousness Studies

John J.B. Allen, Ph.D.

PhD, Distinguished Professor, Psychology, University of Arizona; Associate Director, Center for Consciousness Studies; Appointments in Cognitive Science, Neuroscience and Anesthesiology.  Allen’s research concentrates on the etiology and treatment of mood and anxiety disorders and in identifying risk factors for depression using electroencephalographic and autonomic psychophysiological measures, especially EEG asymmetry, resting state fMRI connectivity and cardiac vagal control. Research studies include collaboration with UA Anesthesiology and the use of Transcranial Ultrasound as a tool to alter mood and cognition.