Dr. Fox holds a PhD in cognitive neuroscience and is currently pursuing an MD at Stanford's School of Medicine. His doctoral research focused on the brain basis of meditation and mindfulness and on meta-analytic integration of functional and structural neuroimaging data. He currently works in Stanford’s Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, using intracranial electrical stimulation of the human brain to conduct research on cognition and emotion in patients with severe epilepsy. His original research has appeared in high-impact peer-reviewed publications, including Neurology, Nature Human Behaviour, and Nature Ecology & Evolution, as well as theoretical and review articles in Nature Reviews Neuroscience and Trends in Cognitive Sciences. His research has garnered widespread attention, including coverage in The Guardian, Scientific American, and the BBC.