Dr. Alex Korb is a neuroscientist, writer and coach. He has studied the brain for over 15 years and is the author of The Upward Spiral: Using Neuroscience to Reverse the Course of Depression, One Small Change at a Time. He received a BS in Neuroscience at Brown University, before earning a PhD in Neuroscience at UCLA.
Subsequent to post-doctoral research at UCLA, he is currently an adjunct assistant professor in the department of psychiatry at UCLA where his research focuses on neuroimaging and the development of a novel brain stimulation device.
Aside from his numerous scientific publications, he has written a wide-array of neuroscience articles for the lay audience explaining how the tendencies of the brain can both ruin and enrich your life: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/prefrontal-nudity
Outside of the lab he offers personal coaching, and he is head coach of the UCLA Women’s Ultimate Frisbee team. He has a wealth of experience in yoga and mindfulness, physical fitness, and even stand-up comedy.
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