James Bonaiuto
James Bonaiuto

is a former member of the USC Brain Project. He received his Ph.D. from USC as a student of Dr. Michael Arbib in 2010. He has co-authored several papers concerning the mirror system with Dr. Arbib (Bonaiuto, Rosta & Arbib, 2007; Bonaiuto & Arbib, 2010) and is currently learning monkey fMRI as a postdoctoral scholar with Dr. Richard Andersen at Caltech.

Research Topics
  1. The Mirror System
  2. Primate Imitation
  3. Action Selection
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  • Ph.D. Neuroscience, USC, 2010.
  • B.S. Computer Science, Drexel University, 2004.


  • email: bonaiuto@caltech.edu
  • Phone: 1-626-395-5851
  • Mailing Address:
    California Institute of Technology
    1200 E California Blvd. M/C 216-76
    Pasadena, California 91225