Dr. Cobb was granted the PhD degree by Vanderbilt University in 2005 in Clinical Psychology. Ron also received the MA degree in General/Experimental Psychology from Wake Forest University and a MDiv degree from Princeton Theological Seminary.
Dr. Cobb’s clinical work has focused primarily on neuropsychological and psychological assessment with a variety of individuals, including children and geriatric populations. He completed his pre-doctoral clinical internship at the Brockton/West Roxbury VA hospitals and has worked with inpatients and outpatients at McLean hospital, with a particular emphasis on dementia screening and assessment. Dr. Cobb also has completed training in pediatric neuropsychology at the North Shore Children’s Hospital in Salem, MA.
Research interests include how both associative and item-specific information affect explicit memory, the activation dynamics of semantic representations in clinical disorders such as depression and Alzheimer’s disease, and the nature of representations underlying visual repetition priming. Dr. Cobb’s dissertation research explored how Alzheimer’s disease may affect semantic memory representations.