Gregory Berns, M.D., Ph.D.
Gregory Berns, M.D., Ph.D., is the Distinguished Professor of Neuroeconomics at Emory University, where he directs the Center for Neuropolicy and Facility for Education & Research in Neuroscience. He is also a professor in the psychology department and a founding member of the Society for Neuroeconomics. His has penned two books about canine cognition, What It’s Like to Be a Dog (Basic Books, 2017), and How Dogs Love Us (New Harvest, 2013), a New York Times bestseller. Berns specializes in the use of brain imaging technologies to understand human and canine motivation and decision-making. He is the co-founder of Dog Star Technologies, a company using neuroscience to enhance the dog-human partnership.