....for requesting the research? It doesn't say whether he actually helped write up the results.
"Colin Firth credited in brain research
Oscar-winning actor Colin Firth has been credited as one of four co-authors of an academic paper into human brains... he asked scientists to scan the brains of politicians to see if there were any differences depending on political leanings. The paper, hailed as a "useful contribution", has been published in the journal Current Biology."
Always happy to bring gasoline to the roast, folks!