Faculty & Labs


Morana Alac



Email: malac@cogsci.ucsd.edu

Office: Sequoyah Hall, 200

Dissertation: How Brain Images Reveal Cognition: An Ethnographic Study of Meaning-Making in Brain Mapping Practice.

Supervisor: Edwin Hutchins.

Current Position: Associate Professor, Communication, UC San Diego.

Research Interests

Science and technology studies, ethnography of scientific laboratories, ethnomethodology, human technology interaction, embodiment, gesture. .

Selected Publications

Saygin, A.P., McCullough, S., Alac, M., Emmorey, K. (2010). Modulation of BOLD response in motion sensitive lateral temporal cortex by real and fictive motion sentences. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 22(11), pp. 2480-90.