Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, University of New Mexico
Rex Jung is an assistant professor of neurosurgery at the University of New Mexico and a practicing clinical neuropsychologist. He studies both brain disease and positive neuroscience: what the brain does well. His research is designed to relate behavioral measures to brain function and structure. Jung has published research articles across a wide range of disciplines, including traumatic brain injury, lupus, schizophrenia, intelligence, and creativity. He is the author of over 70 peer-reviewed publications, and his work has been featured in national and international venues including The New York Times, CNN, BBC, NOVA, NPR, Newsweek, and The Huffington Post.