Dr. Marisa Cohen is a relationship scientist and coach, and teaches psychology at the college level. Her relationship research focuses primarily on peoples’ perceptions of first date success and consensual non-monogamy.
She is the author of From First Kiss to Forever: A Scientific Approach to Love, a book that relates relationship science to everyday experiences and real relationship issues confronted by couples. In addition, she is the co-founder of the Self-Awareness and Bonding Lab, a lab that examines love from a scientific perspective.
Marisa is passionate about discovering and sharing important research from the field, and has given guest lectures at the 92nd Street Y, Brooklyn Brainery, Strand Bookstore, WeWork, New York Hall of Science, and many other locations.
Marisa is also the author of Finding Love: The Scientific Take, a Psychology Today blog and Love Lessons, a Long Island Weekly newspaper column. She has been quoted in publications such as Bustle, Cosmopolitan, The Cut, Man Repeller, Men’s Health, and Women’s Health. She is also the subject of a documentary focusing on her work, which aired on BRIC TV and has appeared in Newsweek videos discussing the science of love.