John obtained his BA in Psychology from UC Berkeley, where he worked in a sleep and psychopathology lab. He then worked in a depression lab at UCSF before entering a PhD program at UCLA, where he conducted research on the relationship between language and thought under the guidance of Dr. Martin Monti. After completing his doctorate in Cognitive Neuroscience, he returned to the Bay Area where he currently is a postdoctoral researcher at the Palo Alto VA in the lab of Dr. Maheen Adamson, where he is developing new treatments for traumatic brain injury, and at Stanford in the Brain Stimulation Lab, where he is developing new treatments for depression. His current focus in both labs is on noninvasive neuromodulation.
Honors & Awards
Graduate Student Departmental Fellowship, University of California, Los Angeles, Dept. of Psychology (2011-2012)
Graduate Student Research Mentorship, University of California, Los Angeles (2012)
Master of Arts, University of California Los Angeles (2013)
Doctor of Philosophy, University of California Los Angeles (2018)
Nolan Williams, Postdoctoral Faculty Sponsor