Presenting the second lecture in a series of three on the topic of trans-cranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS), organized by Dr. Jeffrey Zacks, and funded by the McDonnell CSN. Guest Lecturer, Marom Bikson, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at The City College of New York of CUNY. Prof. Bikson graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering (EE Concentration), received his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University, and completed his Post-Doctoral research in the Neurophysiology Unit at the University of Birmingham Medical School. Professor Bikson’s research group studies the effects of electricity on the human body and applies this knowledge toward the development of medical devices and electrical safety guidelines.
Title: Too good to be true? tDCS applications in cognitive performance, neurology, and psychiatry.