Lisa Aziz-Zadeh

Expert on the brain’s role in creativity, language and empathy

Assistant Professor, Brain and Creativity Institute, Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC


  • the brain
  • creativity
  • language
  • empathy and social understanding
  • brain imaging, including fMRIs
  • stroke
  • dyspraxia
  • mirror neurons
  • laterality
  • social and cognitive neuroscience

Additional Information

  • Recipient: NIH grants, American Heart Association grants, Dana Foundation Grant


  • Farsi


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