As we age, our brain has a harder time dealing with distractions. Brains get stronger by eliminating distractions rather than pushing to overcome them.
Dr. Didehbani conducts clinical research as a part of the BrainHealth Institute for Athletes team and administers neuropsychological assessments with professional athletes involved in the study. Dr. Didehbani, a liscensed psychologist, is also trained to conduct the repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) intervention as part of BrainHealth's research with service members returning from war. Previously, Dr. Didehbani administered psychological and neuropsychological tests to a diverse in- and out-patient population, worked to improve social and language skills of children with autism, and performed cognitive therapy on TBI patients in a neurocognitive rehabilitation facility.