Heather A. Berlin is a cognitive neuroscientist and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in NY. Berlin explores the complex interactions of the human brain and mind with the goal of developing more targeted treatments for impulsive and compulsive psychiatric disorders. She is also interested in the neural basis of consciousness and dynamic unconscious processes.
Berlin is a Visiting Scholar at the New York Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, and was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Vassar College, and a Visiting Lecturer at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH)/University of Zurich, and at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Oxford, and Master of Public Health from Harvard University.
Berlin is also passionate about public outreach and is a presenter on the upcoming (2012), 5-part, international Discovery Channel Series “Superhuman Showdown”. http://press.discovery.com/emea/dsc/programs/superhuman/