Dr. Alex Korb

Dr. Alex Korb is a renowned neuroscientist, writer, and coach with over 15 years of experience studying the brain. He is the author of the influential book “The Upward Spiral: Using Neuroscience to Reverse the Course of Depression, One Small Change at a Time.” Dr. Korb earned a BS in Neuroscience from Brown University and a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from UCLA, where his research focused on measuring brain activity to advance the understanding and treatment of depression.

As an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UCLA, he specializes in neuroimaging and developing innovative brain stimulation devices. Dr. Korb has published numerous peer-reviewed journal articles on the neuroscience of psychiatric disorders. With his popular blog on PsychologyToday.com, which has garnered over a million views, Dr. Korb shares his insights with a broad audience. He is a sought-after speaker on neuroscience, appearing on radio shows and podcasts worldwide. Dr. Korb brings diverse experiences to his work, including expertise in yoga, mindfulness, physical fitness, and even stand-up comedy.