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Michael X. Cohen Dipl.-Psych. 
Klinik für Epileptologie
Universität Bonn
Sigmund-Freud-Str. 25
53105 Bonn

T: +49 (228) 287-1-9345
E: mcohen@]ucdavis.edu


Education

 

2004 - present Departments of Epileptology and Psychiatry, University of Bonn, Germany
Research using intracranial electophysiological potentials
2001 - present Departments of Epileptology and Psychiatry, University of Bonn,
Research using intracranial electophysiological potentials
2001 - 2004 Predoctoral Training Consortium in Affective Science 3-year
predoctoral fellowship from the Bay Area Emotions Consortium,
funded by NIMH.
June 2002 Summer Institute for Cognitive Neuroscience, Dartmouth College, NH
Awarded full fellowship and travel funds.
1997 - 2000 Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA B.S. with
University and College Honors in Psychology Psi Chi,
national honors society for Psychology
1996 - 1997 Gratz Community College, Philadelphia,
PA Teaching Certificate from Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for
completing a 2-year teacher training program.



Teaching

 

2002, 2004 Teaching Assistant, University of California, Davis
“Information processing models in neuroscience and psychology.
” Average quality rating: 4.55 on a 5-point scale.
2004 Teaching Assistant, University of California, Davis
“Statistical analysis of psychological data.”
Average quality rating: 4.55 on a 5-point scale.
2002, 2003 Teaching Assistant, University of California, Davis
“Physiological Psychology.”
2005 Includes a neuroanatomy lab that I taught on my own.
Average quality ratings: 4.6 (2002) and 4.75 (2003).
March 2004 Cohen, M. X. Nonparametric Statistics.
Invited guest lecture for Dr. Shelley Blozis’ seminar on statistics,
University of California, Davis.
March 2003 Cohen, M. X. Emotions and Memory.
Invited guest lecture for Dr. Charan
May 2004 Ranganath’s seminar on memory, University of California, Davis.
April 2002 Cohen, M. X. Emotions and the Brain. Invited guest lecture for
Dr. Phillip Shaver’s advanced seminar on emotion,
University of California, Davis.



Grants/ Awards

 

10/2004 Ruth G. and Joseph D. Matarazzo Scholarship, American Psychological Foundation/COGDOP.
Top prize ($3,000).  Active National Research and Service Award (NRSA), from NIH. Priority score=133.
2005 Block grant, Psychology Department, UC Davis
9/2004
7/2005
DAAD scholarship for dissertation research in GermanyActive Charan Ranganath, PI.
Institute for Research on Pathological Gambling and Related Disorders,
Harvard University. I co-wrote the proposal for this grant.
9/2001
9/2004
Michael Cohen. Bay Area Emotion Consortium,
pre-doctoral training fellowship (NIMH).

Memberships
2001 - present Cognitive Neuroscience Society 
2003 - present Society for Neuroscience
2000 - present Society for Personality and Social Psychology
2000 - present American Psychological Association, Division 10
2003 - present Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA)


Papers/ Manuscripts

Cohen, M. X, Ranganath, C. (2005). Behavioral and neural predictors of upcoming decisions. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 5(2), 117-126.

Cohen, M. X, Heller, A. S., Ranganath, C. (2005). Brain connectivity with anterior cingulate and orbitofrontal cortices during decision-making. Cognitive Brain Research, 23(1), 61-70.

Cohen, M. X, Young, J., Baek, J.M., Kessler, C., Ranganath, C. (in press). Individual differences in extraversion and dopamine genetics reflect reactivity of neural reward circuitry. Cognitive Brain Research.

Cohen, M. X, Shaver, P. R. (2004). Avoidant attachment and hemispheric lateralization of the processing of attachment- and emotion-related words, Cognition & Emotion, 18(6), 799-813.
Cohen, M. X, Ranganath, C. (under review). Reinforcement learning signals predict future decisions.

Cohen, M. X, Ranganath, C. (in preparation). Neural correlates of reward prediction signals during risk-taking.

David, N., Bewernick, B., Cohen. M.X, Newen, A., Lux, S., Fink, G.R., Shah, N.J., Vogeley, K. (in press) Neural Representations of Self versus Other: Visual-Spatial Perspective-Taking and Agency in a Virtual Ball-Tossing Game. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience.

Ranganath, C., Heller, A. S., Cohen, M. X, Brozinsky, C. J., Rissman, J. (in press). Functional connectivity with hippocampus during successful memory encoding.

Ranganath, C., Cohen, M. X, Brozinsky, C. J. (2005). Neural mechanisms for working memory and long-term memory encoding, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 17(7), 994-1010.

Ranganath, C., Yonelinas, A. P., Cohen, M. X, Dy, C. J., Tom, S., D’Esposito, M. (2004) Dissociable correlates of recollection and familiarity within the medial temporal lobes, Neuropsychologia, 42(1), 2-13.

Ranganath, C., Cohen, M. X, Dam, C., D’Esposito, M. (2004) Inferior temporal, prefrontal, and hippocampal contributions to visual working memory maintenance and associative memory retrieval, Journal of Neuroscience, 24(16), 3917-3925.

Moore, C. D., Cohen, M. X, Ranganath, C. (under review). Neural Correlates of Expert Skills in Visual Working Memory.


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