JASON MITCHELL is principal investigator of Harvard University's Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Laboratory, where he uses functional neuroimaging (fMRI) and behavioral methods to study how perceivers infer the thoughts, feelings, and opinions of others. Mitchell received his B.A. and M.S. degrees from Yale University in 1997 and his Ph.D. from Harvard University in 2003. He is currently an assistant professor in Harvard’s Department of Psychology. He has also been a visiting professor at Dartmouth College and Columbia University. He is consulting editor for the journal Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience and associate editor at NeuroImage and Cortex.