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Jennifer T. Sneider, PhD

Jennifer T. Sneider, PhD

McLean Hospital Title:
Harvard Medical School Title:
  • Assistant Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry


Jennifer T. Sneider, PhD, focuses her research on the role of the hippocampus, with a particular interest in characterizing sex differences and the role of the menstrual cycle on hippocampal-based memory function. She has received funding from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to apply magnetic resonance imaging techniques to explore the role of the hippocampus in marijuana dependence, and has also conducted studies in emerging adult binge drinkers and healthy developing teens.

Dr. Sneider is a recent recipient of a NARSAD Young Investigator Award (Brain & Behavior Research Foundation) to examine brain chemistry, brain activation, and cognition relative to clinical mood measures in depressed and healthy women.


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Education & Training:

  • 1997 BA in Psychology/Math, Hunter College
  • 2000 MA in Psychology/Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Connecticut
  • 2004 PhD in Psychology/Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Connecticut
  • 2004 Post-Doctoral Fellowship, McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School




Office Address:

Belmont campus - McLean Imaging Center, Room 150