Tor Wager, PhD Diana L. Taylor Distinguished Professor

Tor Wager is the Diana L. Taylor Distinguished Professor in neuroscience at Dartmouth College, as of July 2019. He received his PhD from the University of Michigan in cognitive psychology in 2003, served as an assistant and associate professor at Columbia University from 2004-2009, and as an associate professor and professor at the University of Colorado Boulder from 2010-2019. Since 2004, he has directed the Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Laboratory, a research lab devoted to work on the neurophysiology of affective processes—pain, emotion, stress, and empathy—and how they are shaped by cognitive and social influences. Dr. Wager and his lab are also dedicated to developing analysis methods for functional neuroimaging and sharing ideas, tools, and scientific data with the scientific community and public.