Personal profile


  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO). Ph.D. 1991-1992 &1995-1996. Areas of Study: Philosophy/Neuroscience/Psychology (Work toward 2nd Ph.D. unfinished.)
  • University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA). Ph. D. August ’74 to August ’87. Areas of Study: Philosophy and Psychological Anthropology. (Work toward Ph.D. interrupted by several years of employment.)
  • Indiana University (Bloomington, IN), BA. August ’71 to December ’73. Area of Study: Pre-Med. (Completed in five semesters.)
  • St. Louis University High School (St. Louis), 1967-1971


  • Joint Appointment: Professor in the Graduate Institute of Neuroscience and Principal Investigator for the Research Center for Mind, Brain and Learning, at National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan (Assistant, Associate and Full Professor, National Chengchi University—1984-2012).
  • Associate Dean, College of Science, National Chengchi University, 2012-2015. (Offer declined.)
  • Adjunct Professor: Department of Philosophy, National Chung Cheng University (Chiayi, Taiwan), 2008-2012.
  • Chief, Office of Academic Evaluation, National Chengchi University, 2006-2008
  • Adjunct Professor: Department of Philosophy, National Chengchi University, 1992-2008.
  • Instructor, Washington University in St. Louis, 1995-1996.
  • Instructor, University of Pittsburgh, 1986-1987.
  • Visiting Research Associate, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, 1981-1984
  • Instructor, University of Maryland, 1980
  • Instructor, Duquesne University, 1979
  • Teaching and Research Fellow, University of Pittsburgh, 1974-1978


  • Taipei Medical University, Philosophy of Mind-Chaired Professorship, February 1, 2012~Present.
  • Wayne G. Basler Chair of Excellence for the Integration of the Arts, Rhetoric, and Science, Eastern Tennessee State University, 2014-2015.
  • Major External Research Grant Award, Taipei Medical University, 2014.
  • Distinguished Research Professorship, Institute of Neuroscience, National Chengchi University, 2012-2015. (Offer declined.)
  • National Science Council Special Achievement Award, 2012-2013.
  • Excellence in Research Award, National Chengchi University, 2012. (The highest award for research bestowed by National Chengchi University.).
  • National Science Council Outstanding Research Award, 2012. (Taiwan National Science Council/Ministry of Science and Technology, highest award for achievement in research.).
  • National Science Council Special Achievement Award, 2011-2012 (100-3114-C-004-001-ES)
  • Outstanding Research Award, National Chengchi University, 2010-2011
  • Scholarly Research Internationalization Award, National Chengchi University, 2007.
  • Innovative Course Design Award, Ministry of Education, 2006.
  • Outstanding Pedagogy Award, National Chengchi University, 2002-2003.
  • Pacific-Cultural Foundation Fellow, 1984-1985.
  • National Institute of Mental Health Fellow, 1982-1984.
  • Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow, 1981-1982.
  • National Defense Education Act Fellow, 1976-1978.
  • Joseph and Frances Morgan-Swain Fellow, 1971-1973.
  • National Honor Society, 1967-1971 (Anna F. Backer Chapter)

Research Interests

  • Science and philosophy of consciousness
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Neuroethics
  • Cognitive Neuroscience


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Projects 2013 2018

Research Output 2008 2018

  • 62 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
  • 23 Article
  • 4 Chapter
  • 1 Book
  • 1 Foreword/postscript

The Neurophysiological Basis of the Discrepancy between Objective and Subjective Sleep during the Sleep Onset Period: an EEG-fMRI study

Hsiao, F-C., Tsai, P. J., Lane, T. J., Wu, C-W., Lee, H. C., Chen, L. C., Lee, W-K., Lu, L-H., Wu, Y-Z. & Yang, C. M. Mar 24 2018 In : Sleep.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Sleep Stages
Intrinsic Sleep Disorders

Too Fast or Too Slow? Time and Neuronal Variability in Bipolar Disorder - A Combined Theoretical and Empirical Investigation

Northoff, G., Magioncalda, P., Martino, M., Lee, H. C., Tseng, Y. C. & Lane, T. Jan 1 2018 In : Schizophrenia Bulletin. 44, 1, p. 54-64 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bipolar Disorder
Time Perception
Major Depressive Disorder

Vascular-metabolic and GABAergic Inhibitory Correlates of Neural Variability Modulation. A Combined fMRI and PET Study

Qin, P., Duncan, N. W., Chen, D. Y-T., Chen, C-J., Huang, L-K., Huang, Z., Lin, C-Y. E., Wiebking, C., Yang, C-M., Northoff, G. & Lane, T. Mar 10 2018 In : Neuroscience.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Blood Vessels
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Occipital Lobe

Abnormal Resting-State Connectivity in a Substantia Nigra-Related Striato-Thalamo-Cortical Network in a Large Sample of First-Episode Drug-Naïve Patients With Schizophrenia

Martino, M., Magioncalda, P., Yu, H., Li, X., Wang, Q., Meng, Y., Deng, W., Li, Y., Li, M., Ma, X., Lane, T., Duncan, N. W., Northoff, G. & Li, T. Jun 10 2017 In : Schizophrenia Bulletin.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Substantia Nigra
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Periodic Table

Press / Media


Timothy Joseph Lane & Wei-Chiang Hung


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Research team hope for breakthrough over UWS

Timothy Joseph Lane


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