Benjamin Hampstead, Ph.D.


Areas of Interest

  • Neuropsychological assessment of Aging, Dementia, Stroke, Epilepsy
  • Cognitive effects of chronic stress / post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Cognitive rehabilitation
  • Effects of neurologic injury and disease on cognitive functioning, especially learning, memory, and executive abilities, especially in aging and dementia
  • Non-pharmacologic intervention for enhancing cognitive, emotional, and everyday functioning. Methods include
    • Cognitively oriented treatments (cognitive rehabilitation, training, remediation)
    • Non-invasive brain stimulation (transcranial direct current stimulation, transcranial alternating current stimulation, transcranial random noise stimulation, transcranial magnetic stimulation)
  • Structural and functional neuroimaging as both predictive and outcome tools


  •  Post-Doctoral Fellowship; Emory University & Atlanta VA Medical Center, Atlanta, GA, USA
  •  Drexel University (MS, PhD), Philadelphia, PA, USA
  •  Macalester College (BA), St. Paul, MN, USA 

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