Alexander Korb, PhD

Alexander Korb, PhD's profile

Alex Korb, Ph.D., 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. His dissertation focused on measuring electrical activity in the brain to better understand and treat depression. He is 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. He has authored over a dozen peer-reviewed journal articles on the neuroscience of psychiatric disorders.

His popular blog on has over a million views. He speaks around the country on neuroscience and has appeared on radio shows and podcasts worldwide. He has a wealth of experience in yoga and mindfulness, physical fitness, and even stand-up comedy.


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. Alexander Korb has an employment relationship with UCLA. He receives compensation as a consultant and receives royalties as a published author. Dr. Korb has an ownership interest in BrainSonix, Inc. He receives a consulting fee and has ownership interest in Harvard Medtech. Dr. Korb receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Dr. Alexander Korb has no relevant non-financial relationships.