Jonathan Cohen, M.D., Ph.D.
Robert Bendheim and Lynn Bendheim Thoman Professor in Neuroscience
Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience
Princeton Neuroscience Institute
Dr. Cohen’s research focuses on the neurobiological mechanisms underlying cognitive control, and their disturbance in psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia and depression. He is the Robert Bendheim and Lynn Bendheim Thoman Professor in Neuroscience and Professor of Psychology at Princeton University, where he is also the founding co-director of the Princeton Neuroscience Institute. He originally joined the faculty of Princeton in 1998, and became the founding director of the Center for the Study of Brain, Mind, and Behavior in 2000. A noted expert on neuroimaging, he played a major role in increasing the use of fMRI scanners in scientific research. He has been a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science since 2007 and of the American Association for the Advancement of Science since 2012. He is a recipient of the Joseph Zubin Memorial Fund Award, the APA Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Psychology, and the Association for Psychological Science’s William James Fellow Award.He was elected to the American Academy for Arts and Sciences in 2022.