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Heather Berlin

Heather Berlin is a cognitive neuroscientist and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She practices clinical neuropsychology at
Weill Cornell Medicine in the Department of Neurological Surgery, and is a Visiting
Scholar at the New York Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. She explores the neural
basis psychiatric and neurological disorders, consciousness, dynamic unconscious
processes, and creativity. Passionate about science communication and promoting
women in STEM, she is a founding committee member of the National Academy of
Sciences’ Science and Entertainment Exchange, host of Startalk All-Stars with Neil
DeGrasse Tyson, and has hosted series on PBS and the Discovery Channel. She
received her doctorate from the University of Oxford and Master of Public Health from
Harvard University.