A/PROF Ben Harrison

A/PROF Ben Harrison


  • Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience
  • Depression, Anxiety
  • Neuroimaging; fMRI



  • My background is in psychology and neuroscience (PhD, 2006). I am interested in how the brain supports emotion, affect and other self-related processes with particular relevance to mood and anxiety disorders. I head the Depression and Anxiety Neuroscience team at Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre (Dept. of Psychiatry). A full list of my publications can be found @ https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ben_Harrison7   


Member of

  • Australasian Society for Bipolar and Depressive Disorders (ASBDD). Member 2013 -
  • Australasian Society for Psychiatric Research (ASPR). Member 2013 -
  • Society for Biological Psychiatry (SOBP). Scientific Member 2012 -
  • Biological Psychiatry Australia (BPA). Scientific Member 2011 -
  • International Society for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (ISMRM). Scientific Member 2009 -
  • International College of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (ICOCS).. Professional Member 2008 -
  • Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM). Scientific Member 2005 -


Selected publications


Investigator on


Education and training

  • PhD, Swinburne University of Technology 2006
  • BSc(Hons), Swinburne University of Technology 2001

Awards and honors

  • C.J. Martin Research Fellowship (National Health & Medical Research Council, Australia), 2005


Available for supervision

  • Y

Supervision Statement

  • Current supervisor to 1 post-doctoral fellow; 4 PhD students & 1 international training fellow.