Gal Raz is a Visiting Lecturer at the Steve Tisch School of Film and Television holds, and a researcher at the Functional Brain Center, Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center. His academic background includes Bachelor's degrees in Film and Television studies and Biology, a Master degree in Culture Research, and Ph.D. at the Graduate School of Medicine – all from Tel Aviv University. He conducts a post-doctoral project at the faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University in collaboration with Professor Rainer Goebel.
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Teaches at the Film and Television Department of Tel Aviv University
(1) Raz, Gal. "Actuality of Banality: Eyal Sivan's The Specialist in Context". Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies 2005, 24 (1): 4-21.
(2) Raz, Gal. "Narrative Sabotage as a Tactic in the Arena of Collective Memory".
<a> Psychoanalyse im Widerspruch 2005, 34: 27-41.
<b> translated into Greek and published in the 14th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival Booklet, 2012
(3) Jablonka, Eva and Gal Raz. “Transgenerational Epigenetic Inheritance: Prevalence, Mechanisms, and Implications for the Study of Heredity and Evolution”. The Quarterly Review of Biology, 2009, 84 (2): 131-176.
(4) Raz, Gal, Yonatan Winetraub, Yael Jacob, Sivan Kinreich, Adi Maron-Katz, Galit Shaham, Ilana Podlipsky, Gadi Gilam, Eyal Soreq, Talma Hendler, Portraying Emotions at Their Unfolding: A Multilayered Approach for Probing Dynamics of Neural Networks, NeuroImage 2012, 60 (2): 1448-1461.
(5) Raz, Gal and Talma Hendler. Forking Cinematic Paths to the Self: Neurocinematically-Informed Model of Empathy in Motion Pictures. Projections 8.2 (2014): 89-114.
(6) Raz, Gal, Yael Jacob, Tal Gonen, Yonatan Winetraub, Eyal Soreq, Tamar Flash, and Talma Hendler. Cry for her or cry with her: context-dependent dissociation of two modes of cinematic empathy reflected in network cohesion dynamics. Social cognitive and affective neuroscience 9.1 (2014): 30-38.
(7) Gilam, Gadi, Tamar Lin, Gal Raz, Shir Azrielant, Eyal Fruchter, Dan Ariely, and Talma Hendler. Neural substrates underlying the tendency to accept anger-infused ultimatum offers during dynamic social interactions." NeuroImage 120 (2015): 400-411.
(8) Cavazza, Marc, Fred Charles, Stephen W. Gilroy, Julie Porteous, Gabor Aranyi, Julien Cordry, Gal Raz, Nimrod Jakob Keynan, Avihay Cohen, Gilan Jackont, Yael Jacob, Eyal Soreq, Ilana Klovatch, Talma Hendler. Virtual Agents in Brain-Computer Interfaces. The International Journal of Virtual Reality, 15 (2015): 48-60.
Chapters in Books
(1) Raz, Gal, Hagin Boaz, Hendler Talma. E-Motion Pictures of the Brain: Recursive Paths between Affective Neuroscience and Film Studies. in A. P. Shimamura, Psychocinematics: Exploring Cognition at the Movies. New York: Oxford University Press; 2013. p. 285-313.