Examining Neuroscience-Informed Perspectives on Depression and Practical Life Changes to Address Symptoms with Alex Korb

Examining Neuroscience-Informed Perspectives on Depression and Practical Life Changes to Address Symptoms with Alex Korb

Episode

About this Episode:

A conversation with neuroscientist and author Dr. Alex Korb on the neuroscience of depression.  Dr. Korb discusses the complexity of depression from a brain-based lens and offers insights on small changes individuals can make to create an upward spiral towards improved mood and well-being.  

Presenter

About Alex:

Alex KorbAlex Korb PhD is a neuroscientist, writer, and coach. He has studied the brain for over 15 years, attending Brown University as an undergraduate and later earning his Ph.D. in neuroscience from UCLA. He has published over a dozen peer-reviewed journal articles on depression, neuromodulation and other topics, and is the author of The Upward Spiral: Using Neuroscience to Reverse the Course of Depression, One Small Change at a Time.

Outside of the lab he writes a popular blog for Psychology Today called PreFrontal Nudity: Your Brain Exposed, which explores how the tendencies of your brain can ruin or enrich your life. As a scientific consultant he works with biotech companies and other research organizations to help them design and implement and analyze neuroimaging studies. He has coached the UCLA Women’s Ultimate Frisbee team for twelve seasons, and is a 3 time award winner for USA Ultimate’s Coach of the Year. His expertise extends into leadership and motivation, mindfulness, physical fitness, and even stand-up comedy.

You can visit Alex’s website at https://alexkorbphd.com/

Citation

The APA Citation for this Episode:

Miller, R. (Producer). (2019, April 17). EP123: Examining Neuroscience-Informed Perspectives on Depression and Practical Life Changes to Address Symptoms with Alex Korb [Audio Podcast]. The Thoughtful Counselor. Retrieved from https://wp.me/p7R6fn-GU.

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