Affiliated Centers at Mason


The Center of Excellence in Neuroergonomics, Cognition, and Technology aims to support the US Air Force mission of enhanced human effectiveness in air, space, and cyberspace operations through research in neuroergonomics, technology, and cognition

Center for Social Complexity

Center for Social Complexity develops computational models that explore the fundamental nature of social interaction from the cognitive systems of individuals to world markets.

Economics Department

The economics department is famous for its Nobel Prize winning research in experimental economics (Vernon Smith) and public choice (James Buchanan).

Human Factors and Applied Cognition 

The Human Factors and Applied Cognition graduate program is a part of the psychology department. The Arch Laboratory is the primary training facility used for research in human factors, cognitive psychology, cognitive neuroscience and neuroergonomics.

Mason School of Law  

The Law School at George Mason University has one of the leading Law and Economics programs in the world, and is the home of CSN and the neuroLaw laboratory.

Mercatus Center

The Mercatus Center is a major partner in designing experiments to study social change, such as experiments on Tort reform.

Interdisicplinary Center for Economic Science

ICES faculty are world renowned for innovative design and investigation of institutions and markets using the experimental method.

The Krasnow Institute

The Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study is the home of the sixteen participant Behavioral and Neuroeconomics Laboratory and the functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) scanner. The CSN currently runs virtual world studies and neuroimaging studies in the Krasnow Institute.


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