Research

The Simons Center for the Social Brain awards Seed Grants to faculty investigators, Postdoctoral Fellowships to promising young researchers, and graduate fellowships to PhD students working on autism spectrum disorders at multiple levels of analysis. In addition, the Center provides undergraduate-level research opportunities (UROPs) in MIT labs through MIT's UROP program. Please see the Funding page for more information about grant and fellowship opportunities.

Please follow the links to learn more about the research supported by Simons Center Seed Grants, and the research interests of current and former Simons Investigators, Postdoctoral Fellows, and UROPs.

For information about projects seeking research subjects, please see our Participate page.

The Simons Center for the Social Brain funding is a continuation of Seed Grant and Postdoctoral Fellowship funding awarded by the Simons Initiative on Autism and the Brain from 2009 through 2011.