Noam Zerubavel

Noam Zerubavel is a social and neural scientist interested in understanding human relationships and group interactions. He investigates the organizing sociological principles, psychological processes, and neural mechanisms of the complex dynamics in social networks. He completed his PhD in psychology with Professor Kevin Ochsner and postdoctoral training in social network analysis with Professor Peter Bearman at Columbia University. Noam completed the three-year PSSN program in 2020 and now works as a data science and product analytics manager at Gtmhub, a company developing measurable goal-setting software for organizations, teams, and individuals. 

Project Title

How Do We Connect? The Neural Foundations of Social Relations

Peter Bearman
Jonathan R. Cole Professor of Sociology, Director of the Interdisciplinary Center for Innovative Theories and Empirics (INCITE), President of the American Assembly, Columbia University

Daphna Shohamy 
Professor of Psychology, Columbia University; Principal Investigator, Zuckerman Institute

Neural Precursors of Future Liking and Affective Reciprocity
N Zerubavel, MA Hoffman, A Reich, KN Ochsner, P Bearman
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2018

Social Networks (SOCI W3920)
Columbia University, Spring 2020

Social Networks (SOCI W3920)
Columbia University, Fall 2019