Benjamin Hampstead, Ph.D., ABPP/CN

Stanley Berent, Ph.D., Collegiate Professor of Psychology
Director, Research Program on Cognition and Neuromodulation Based Interventions
Staff Psychologist, Mental Health Service, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System
Clinical Core Leader, Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

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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