The Forbes Social Neuroscience Laboratory at the University of Delaware examines the tenets and dynamic modulation of self and identity as a function of biology, memory, context and time. To provide insight in to these complex interactions we utilize social, cognitive, affective and developmental behavioral methodologies as well as cutting edge electroencephalography (EEG), functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), lesion studies and genetic approaches. Through this truly interdisciplinary approach we have discovered mechanistic explanations for hollowed psychological and philosophical questions concerning how one comes to know thyself.