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Benjamin Katz

Benjamin Katz, Assistant Professor

Ben Katz
Benjamin Katz, Assistant Professor

Department of Human Development and Family Science
295 West Campus Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
540-231-9816 |

Benjamin Katz is an assistant professor of human development and family science at Virginia Tech.

Accepting new grad students: Yes
In need of students for research team: Yes
Name of research team: Cognitive Aging and Translational Science (CAATS) Lab

  • Cognitive training
  • Working memory and executive function
  • Transcranial direct current stimulation
  • Cognition throughout the life course
  • PhD, University of Michigan
  • MS, University of Michigan
  • BA, Columbia University

Journal Articles

Katz, B., Au, J., Buschkuehl, M., Abagis, T., Zabel, C., Jaeggi, S. M., and Jonides, J. (2017). Individual differences and long-term consequences of tDCS-augmented cognitive training. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 29(9), 1498-1508.

Rhodes, R., and Katz, B. (2017). Working memory plasticity and aging. Psychology and Aging, 32(1), 51-59.

Katz, B., Jaeggi, S., Buschkuehl, M., Stegman, A., and Shah, P. (2014). Differential effect of motivational features on training improvements in school-based cognitive training. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 10.

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