Francisco Parada studied Psychology and Neuroscience in Chile and moved to the USA to obtain his Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology and Neural Sciences at the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences, Indiana University-Bloomington, IN. During this period he focused his research on neural signal processing, brain networks, and embodiment within the context of social cognition. After his Ph.D., he continued his career as a postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA. In 2016, returned to Chile as a professor of Psychology at Universidad Diego Portales and established the Center for Human Neuroscience & Neuropsychology (CENHN), a multi-PI neuroscience of cognition research center and day clinic for brain lesion survivors dedicated to the development of the transdisciplinary 4E cognition research program.