Jeffrey Cohn, Ph.D.

  • Professor, Department of Psychology

Lab: 

Affect Analysis Group

Director, Principal Investigator: Jeffrey F. Cohn, Ph.D.

Location: 4322 Sennott Square

Graduate Student Advisee: 

  • Jeffrey Girard

Education & Training

  • PhD, University of Massachusetts

Research Interests

Emotion, social interaction, and depression through automated measures of facial expression, body movement, and prosody.

Representative Publications

Cohn, Jeffrey F., & De la Torre, Fernando. (2015). Automated face analysis for affective computing. In R. A. Calvo, S. K. D’Mello, J. Gratch & A. Kappas (Eds.), Handbook of affective computing (pp. 131-150). New York, NY: Oxford.
 
Dibeklioglu, H., Hammal, Z., & Cohn, J. F. (2017). Multimodal measurement of depression severity in the context of clinical interviews. IEEE Journal of Biomedical Health Informatics.

Girard, J.M. & Cohn, J.F. (2016). A primer on observational measurement. Assessment, 23(4). 404-413.

Girard, J. M., & Cohn, J.F. (2015). Automated audiovisual depression analysis. Current Opinion in Psychology, 4, 75-79. doi:10.1016/j.copsyc.2014.12.010 PMCID: PMC4539261

Girard, J. M., Cohn, J. F., Mahoor, M. H., Mavadati, S. M., Hammal, Z., & Rosenwald, D. P. (2014). Nonverbal social withdrawal in depression: Evidence from manual and automatic analyses. Image and Vision Computing, 32(10), 641-647.

Hammal, Z., Cohn, J. F., & Messinger, D. S. (2015). Head movement dynamics during play and perturbed mother-infant interaction. IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing, 6(4), 361-370.

Girard, J. M., Cohn, J. F., Mahoor, M. H., Mavadati, S. M., Rosenwald, D., & Torre, F. D. l. (2013). Manual and automatic analysis of facial affective reactivity in major depressive disorder. IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition, Shanghai, China.

Sayette, M. A., Creswell, K. G., Dimoff, J. D., Fairbairn, C. E., Cohn, J. F., Heckman, B. W., et al. (In press). Alcohol and group formation: A multimodal investigation of the effects of alcohol on emotion and social bonding. Psychological Science.

Sayette, M. A., Creswell, K. G., Dimoff, J. D., Fairbairn, C. E., Cohn, J. F., Heckman, B. W., Kirchner, T. R., et al. (2012). Alcohol and group formation: A multimodal investigation of the effects of alcohol on emotion and social bonding. Psychological Science, 23, 869̐878.

Fairbairn, C. E., Sayette, M. A., Levine, J. M., Cohn, J. F., Creswell, K. G. (2013). The effects of alcohol on the emotional displays of Whites in interracial groups. Emotion, 13,.468-477

Cohn, J. F. (2010). Advances in behavioral science using automated facial image analysis and synthesis. IEEE Signal Processing Magazine.

Ambadar, Z., Cohn, J.F., & Reed, L.I. (2009). All smiles are not created equal: Morphology and timing of smiles perceived as amused, polite, and embarrassed/nervous. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 33 (1), 17-34. PubMed PMID: 19554208; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2701206.

Yang, Y., Fairbairn, C., & Cohn, J.F. (2013). Detecting depression severity from intra- and interpersonal vocal prosody. IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing

Messinger, D. S., Mattson, W. I., Mohammad, M. H., & Cohn, J. F. (2012). The eyes have it: Making positive expressions more positive and negative expressions more negative. Emotion, 12(3), 430-436.

Accepting Graduate Students

Yes

Program(s)

CV