Nolan O'Hara

Nolan O'Hara

Nolan O'Hara


Education: University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, B.S. in Neuroscience & M.S. in Psychology 
Year in Program: G3
Mentor: Dr. Jeong-Won Jeong, Ph.D.


Research Interests

Understanding the functional and structural correlates of language development and brain development in infants, children, and young adults.

Honors and Awards

  • International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Trainee Stipend Award 2018
  • International Congress on Magnetic Resonance Imaging Stipend Award 2018
  • University of Michigan Tanner Memorial Award 2012



  • Hanna GL, Liu Y, Isaacs YE, Ayoub AM, Torres JJ, O’Hara NB, Gehring WJ. 2016. “Withdrawn/Depressed Behaviors and Error-Related Brain Activity in Youth with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.” Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 55(10), pp. 906-913.


  • O’Hara NB, Gehring WJ. Dec 2013. “Event-Related Potential Components Associated with the Preparation and Execution of Self-Motivated Deception within a Morally Accountable Context.” Master’s Thesis Retrieved from University of Michigan Deep Blue Database. Full text available at: 

Other Information

Conferences Attended: 

  • SMRM Workshop on Advanced Neuro MR, 2018
  • International Congress on Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 2018
  • Child Neurology Society, 2018
  • Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 2015
  • Cognitive Development Society, 2015