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We use advanced cutting-edge methods from neuroscience, psychology, and mathematics to understand how large-scale brain networks support complex cognition across the lifespan in health and disease. Click here if you would like to learn more about, or are interested in participating in, our research!

We are an expanding research team from various backgrounds that collaborates to answer an expanding set of research questions pertinent to each of our members’ unique interests. Click here to meet our team!

We are committed to increasing the representation of diverse backgrounds in our participants, our team, and the broader cognitive and developmental neuroscience communities. Click here for our current and ongoing efforts in Diversity and Inclusion!

Thank you for visiting our website and for your interest in our research. If you are interested in joining our team as a postdoctoral researcher, graduate student, research staff, or undergraduate research assistant, click here to see current opportunities!

Meet A Research Assistant

  • Ananyaa Sundar

    University of North Carolina Chapel Hill   Ananyaa Sundar is majoring in Neuroscience and minoring in Chemistry, and is on the pre-med track. As a member of the Cohen Lab, she is interested in learning about brain development. In her … Read more

Young Investigator Spotlight

  • Chloe Emehel

    North Carolina School of Science & Mathematics 20′ (NCSSM) Interests: In general I am interested in psychology and neuroscience. To be more specific, I have been exposed to behavioral, family, and developmental psychology and plan to continue research related to … Read more

Dr. Nicholas Fogleman talks with UNC Health about ADHD in adults

ADHD in Adults: What You Need to Know Dr. Nicholas Fogleman was interviewed for a recent article in UNC Health Talk. Check out the link above to learn about ADHD in adults!

Congratulations to Mac Woodburn!

          Mac Woodburn recently defended his PhD dissertation and graduated this weekend! Congrats, Dr. Woodburn!

Dr. Nicholas Fogleman Presents at Heels Care Network Mental Health Seminar

Dr. Nicholas Fogleman gave a great talk entitled “How to Center Your Focus When Focusing is Difficult”! Check out his presentation here:  

Sikoya Ashburn Named L’Oréal 2022 For Women in Science Fellow

Congrats to Dr. Sikoya Ashburn on being awarded the L’Oréal 2022 For Women in Science Fellowship! Check out the video below to learn more about Sikoya and the work she does in the Cohen Lab.

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