Data Dialogue: Greg Appelbaum (DIBS)
Friday, March 6, 2020 - 11:45am
Dr. Appelbaum is a member of the Brain Stimulation Division of Psychiatry, where he heads the Human Performance Optimization lab (Opti Lab) and directs the Brain Stimulation Research Center. As a member of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS) he teaches and advises in the Neuroscience major, is an affiliate of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, and has a secondary appointment in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience. Lunch: 11:45 amSeminar: 12:00 noonProfessor Appelbaum's research is focused on understanding the psychological and neural mechanisms that support human visual cognition and understanding how these change with experience, rehabilitation, and training. This research has utilized behavioral psychometrics and multiple complimentary human neuroimaging (e.g. fMRI, EEG, fNIRS) and neurostimulation (e.g. TMS, ECT) techniques to understand the complex interplay of perception, attention, memory and motor control. As a faculty, he research has been continually funded by grant awards from DARPA, NIH, and the Army Research Office, leading to over 50 published articles and book sections.