William R Kochen

William R Kochen

William R Kochen

Adjunct Faculty

The effect of stress on the pathology of Traumatic Brain Injuries

Dr. William Kochen received his Ph.D. from GMU in Psychology - Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience in Dr. Flinn's lab. Dr. Kochen's dissertation examined how chronic stress prior to brain injury altered the therapeutic efficacy of intranasal zinc treatment. 

Dr. Kochen is now an Assistant Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience at NSU Florida in Fort Lauderdale.

Current Research

Role of stress in Traumatic Brain Injuries. 

Selected Publications

Bader, F., Kochen, W. R., Kraus, M., & Wiener, M. (2019). The dissociation of temporal processing behavior in concussion patients: stable motor and dynamic perceptual timing. Cortex119, 215-230.

Craven, K. M., Kochen, W. R., Hernandez, C. M., & Flinn, J. M. (2018). Zinc exacerbates tau pathology in a tau mouse model. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease64(2), 617-630.


B.S. Stony Brook University 2013: Psychology, and Biology (Developmental Genetics Specialization)

M.A. George Mason University 2017: Psychology (Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience)

Ph.D. George Mason University 2018:  Psychology (Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience)