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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

  • Erika Fager

    Erika has been an RA in the Cohen Lab for two years. She is a junior majoring in Psychology with a minor in Neuroscience. This fall she began an independent research project investigation emotion dysregulation in adolescents. Specifically, she is … Continued

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 … Continued

Dr. Sikoya Ashburn Honored as Rising Star

Posted 3 weeks ago

Dr. Sikoya Ashburn, a postdoctoral fellow in the lab, was named as a Rising Star on Cell Mentor’s list of 1,000 Inspiring Black Scientists in the U.S.! You can see the complete list here: https://crosstalk.cell.com/blog/1000-inspiring-black-scientists-in-america. Congratulations, Sikoya!

Flux Virtual Congress 2020

Posted 5 months ago

The Cohen Lab attended Flux Virtual Congress 2020 from September 9th to September 12th. We are honored to continue learning about the most recent advancements and research in developmental cognitive neuroscience, and to contribute to this community by presenting and … Continued

Darius Wins an Award!

Posted 1 year ago

Darius presented his poster at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students and won an award for having one of the best posters in the social sciences/public health category. Great job, Darius!