Matt Chafee, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator, Brain Sciences Center
Assistant Professor of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota


Neural basis of spatial cognition and working memory, cortical system dysfunction in psychiatric disease


Ph.D., Neurobiology, Yale University
B.S., Psychobiology, Oberlin College

Selected publications

Crowe D.A., Chafee M.V., Averbeck B.B., Georgopoulos A.P., (2004) Neural activity related to spatial analysis of visual mazes.  Cerebral Cortex 14:23-34.

Averbeck B.B., Chafee M.V., Crowe D.A., Georgopoulos A.P. (2002) Parallel processing of serial movements in prefrontal cortex.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 99:13172-7.

Chafee M.V., Goldman-Rakic P.S. (2000) Inactivation of parietal and prefrontal cortex reveals interdependence of neural activity during memory-guided saccades.  Journal of Neurophysiology 83:1550-66.




Updated March 19, 2015