CV of Behnam Ghabel Damirchi​​​​​​​

2018-present        M.Sc. in Clinical Psychology, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences (USWR), Tehran, Iran GPA: (4/4)      
                           Thesis Topic: Cognitive Functions of Patients with Post Stroke Depression: ExecutiveFunctions, Processing Speed, Working and
                           Episodic Memory

2015-2018            B.S. in Psychology, Payam Noor University (PNU), Marand, Iran GPA: (3.34/4)

Education​​​​​​​

Awards And Achievements

2021                    First place in the national competition of health market technology among 19 teams from medical universities and scientific and
                           research centers in the field of health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2018                    Iranian Ministry of Health and Medical Education M.Sc. Scholarship (full tuition waiver)
2018                    Ranked 4th among 2216 applicants of Health Psychology M.Sc. on Iranian University Entrance Exam, Ministry of Health and Medical
                           Education, Iran
2018                    Ranked 10th among 2216 applicants of Clinical Psychology M.Sc. on Iranian University Entrance Exam, Ministry of Health and
​​​​​​​                           Medical Education, Iran

Patents

2020                     Portable Neuroprosthetic Device for Functional transcutaneous-transcranial Electrical Stimulation for Rehabilitation of Neurological
                            Patients with Motor Dysfunctions
2020                     Portable and Automatic Neurofeedback Device with Capability of transcranial  Electrical Stimulation

Publcations

     Refereed Journals

Ghabel Damirchi, Behnam; Forouzani Fard, Farzin (2021) The effect of computer game of teaching mathematics on self-direction and academic achievement of fifth-grade students in Tehran. Studies of Psychology and Educational Sciences, 1(1) [In Persian].
Dabbagh, Hedye; Ghabel Damirchi, Behnam; Ghrayagh Zandi, Hassan; & Khanjani, Ghazal (2020). The Relationship between Mental Toughness and Source of Sport Confidence of Elite Male and Female Athletes in Individual and Team Discipline. Journal of Motor and Behavioral Sciences, 3(3) [In Persian].
Ghabel Damirchi, Behnam; Dabbagh, Hedye; Khanjani, Ghazal; & Ghrayagh Zandi, Hassan (2020). The Relationship between Exercise Addiction and Depression of Elite Athletes during Quarantine and Closure of Sports Venues and Events due to Corona Virus (Covid-19). Journal of Motor and Behavioral Sciences, 3(4) [In Persian].
Ghabel Damirchi, Behnam; Khanjani, Ghazal; Dabbagh, Hedye; & Ghrayagh Zandi, Hassan (2020). Covid-19 and its Quarantine Impact on Psychological Phenomena’s: Exercise Addiction and Sport Commitment of Elite Athletes. Journal of Motor and Behavioral Sciences, 3(4) [In Persian].

     Congress Papers (full paper)
Bahri, Rogayeh; Gholamzad, Shakiba; Ghabel Damirchi, Behnam (2021). COVID-19 and the effect of the resulting pandemic on the psychological characteristics of patients undergoing bariatric surgery. 1st Conference on, Educational Sciences, Psychology and Humanities, Brussels, Belgium [In Persian].
Ghabel Damirchi, Behnam; Esmaili, Mina (2021). The Effect of Civilization Computer Game on Problem Solving Skills in Adolescent Girls with Low Social Skills. Oral Presentation at the 6th International Conference on Computer Games; Challenges and Opportunities, Isfahan, Iran [In Persian]. (Conference Best Paper in The Field of Psychology)
Ghabel Damirchi, Behnam; Vakil Zarchi, Fatemeh (2021). Enhancing problem-solving skills by anodal transcranial direct current stimulation over the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in adolescents with low social skills. Oral Presentation at the 3rd Conference on Psychology, Educational Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities, Valencia, Spain [In Persian].
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     Congress Papers (poster)
Ghabel Damirchi, Behnam (2021). Transcranial direct current stimulation: modulation of problem-solving in adults with low life skills. 3rd Sharif Neuroscience Symposium (SNS), Tehran, Iran
Ghabel Damirchi, Behnam; Bostan, Zahra (2021). Depression and Anxiety During the COVID-19 Epidemic: A Comparison of Students With and Without Internet Addiction. 1st National Congress of University and COVID-19, Tehran, Iran [In Persian].
Ghabel Damirchi, Behnam; Asgharian Asl, Fatemeh (2020). The Effect of Neurofeedback on the Attention and Performance of Archery Skills I Semi-Skilled Male Archers. 9th Basic And Clinical Nueroscience Congress, Tehran, Iran
Asgharian Asl, Fatemeh; Vagef, Ladan; Ghabel Damirchi, Behnam (2020). Comparison of the Effectiveness of Unilateral and Bilateral Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation on Cognitive Flexibility of Female Patients with Depression. 9th Basic And Clinical Nueroscience Congress, Tehran, Iran
Ghabel Damirchi, Behnam; Esmaili, Mina (2020). The Effect of Rehacom Cognitive Rehabilitation Software on Problem Solving skills in Adolescent Boys with Low Social Skills. 9th Basic And Clinical Nueroscience Congress, Tehran, Iran
Dehghanpour, Bahar; Ghabel Damirchi, Behnam (2020). After-Effect of 10 HZ transcranial Alternating Current Stimulation Over The Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex on Acquisition of Spanish Language Vocabulary and Increasing Working Memory Capacity.The First National Student Congress of Cognitive Science, Guilan, Iran [In Persian].

     Congress Papers (oral presentation)
Ghabel Damirchi, Behnam; Bostan, Zahra (2020). A Comparative Study of Depression, Anxiety, and Impulsivity of Students with and without Addiction to Mobile-Based Social Networks. Oral Presentation at the 1st ISAM Asian Regional Meeting on Addiction Medicine and 14th International Addiction Science Congress, Tehran, Iran
Ghabel Damirchi, Behnam (2020). transcranial Direct Current Stimulation as an Intervention in Clinical Trials: A Systematic Review in ClinicalTrials.gov. Oral Presentation at The First National Student Congress of Cognitive Science, Guilan, Iran

     Book Chapters
Jalili, Arsalan; & Haji Fathali, Abbas (2020). Psychology of Cancer Patients. From Cell to Cancer. Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
     
     
Translations
Ghabel Damirchi, Behnam; Nik Khah, Behnush; Agha Ali Tari, Shadi; Asgharian Asl, Fatemeh (2021). Bariatric Psychology and Psychiatry. Arjmand Publication, Tehran, Iran
 

2020               Comparison of the Efficacy of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS)  and Transcranial Alternating Current Stimulation (tACS) on
                      the Improvement of Mood and Cognitive Functions in Patients with Post Stroke Depression (PSD), University of Social Welfare And
                      Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2020               Comparison of the Efficacy of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS)  and Transcranial Alternating Current Stimulation (tACS) on
                      the Improvement of Motor and  Verbal Functions and Quality of Life in Patients with Post Stroke Depression (PSD), University of Social
                      Welfare And Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2020               Comparison of the effect of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS)  and Transcranial Alternating Current Stimulation (tACS) on
                      the Improvement of Functional connectivity (FC) and Altering Power Spectrum of Frontal Network in patients with Post Stroke
                      Depression (PSD), University of Social Welfare And Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2017               Comparison of the effect of  transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS)  and transcranial alternating current stimulation (tACS)  in
                      reduction of positive symptoms and improvement of the quality of life in patients with  schizophrenia disorder, University of Social
​​​​​​​                      Welfare And Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Academic, Organizational and Industrial Roles

Grant-Funded Research Projects

2021-Present  Neurotherapist, PsychoGym Department of Shayesteh Parvar Clinic, Tehran, Iran
2021-Present  Co-Founder, PsychoGym Department of Shayesteh Parvar Clinic, Tehran, Iran
2020-Present  Neurotherapist, Atieh Clinical Neuroscience Center (ACNC), Tehran, Iran
2019-Present  Internship Trainee, Rofaydeh Rehabilitation Center,Tehran, Iran
2019-2020      Psychometrist in Psychometric Laboratory, Atieh Clinical Neuroscience Center (ACNC), Tehran, Iran                          
2018-2020      Designer of Experimental Tests, Dr Khalili Training Department, Tehran, Iran
2018-2020      Educational Consultant, Dr Khalili Training Department, Tehran, Iran
2018-2019      Internship Trainee, Razi Educational and Therapeutic Psychiatric Center,Tehran, Iran
2018              English Language Instructor, C-Talk Language Institute, Tehran, Iran
2016-2017      English Language Instructor, Irandoostan Language Academy (ILA), Tabriz, Iran
2015              English Language Instructor, Bayane Salis Institute, Tabriz, Iran
2013-2015      English Language Instructor, Morad Talk Ro (MTR) International Language Institute, Tabriz,  Iran

Professional Development Workshops and Congresses

     Lecturer
2021              2nd Workshop on Basics and Advances of Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS), Shayesteh Parvar Clinic, Tehran, Iran
2021              Workshop on Basics and Advances of Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS), Shayesteh Parvar Clinic, Tehran, Iran
2021              Biofeedback: From Theory to Application, Iran's Brain Mapping's Student Branch (IBMS), National Brain Mapping Lab (NBML), Tehran,
                     Iran
2021              From Proposal Writing to Article, Shayesteh Parvar Clinic, Tehran, Iran
2020              Scientific Article Writing, Iran's Brain Mapping's Student Branch (IBMS), National Brain Mapping Lab (NBML), Tehran, Iran
2020              Introduction to transcranial Direct Current Stimulation of the Brain (tDCS) with Emphasis on fMRI and EEG integrated Approaches,
                     Iran's Brain Mapping's Student Branch (IBMS), National Brain Mapping Lab (NBML), Tehran, Iran
2019              transcranial Electrical Stimulation (tES) applications in Neuroscience researches, Razi Educational and Therapeutic Psychiatric
                     Center, Tehran, Iran
2019              Brain Networks and Connectivity in Psychiatric Disorders: EEG – based approach, Atieh Clinical Neuroscience Center (ACNC), Tehran, Iran

     Participator
2021              Workshop on Theoretical and Practical Neurofeedback, National Brain Mapping Laboratory (NBML) in cooperation with Iran University of
                     Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2021              6th International Conference on Computer Games; Challenges and Opportunities, Isfahan, Iran
2021              3rd Conference on Psychology, Educational Sciences, Social Sciences, and Humanities, Valencia, Spain
2020              QEEG: From Theory to Application, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2020              9th Basic and Clinical Neuroscience Congress, Tehran, Iran
2020             1st  ISAM Asian Regional Meeting on Addiction Medicine and 14th  International Addiction Sciences Congress, Tehran, Iran
2020              The First National Student Congress of Cognitive Science, Guilan, Iran
2020              Neurofeedback in Sport Psychology, Asa Sports Center, Tehran, Iran
2020              Sports Talent Identification and Sports Talent Assessment Methods, Asa Sports Center, Tehran, Iran
2020              The Place of Motor Development in the Development of Sports and Active Life, Asa Sports Center, Tehran, Iran
2019              8th Basic and Clinical Neuroscience Congress, Tehran, Iran
2019              Adult ADHD, Razi Educational and Therapeutic Psychiatric Center, Tehran, Iran
2019              Introduction to Brain Signal Processing in Research and Treatment, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2018              Transcranial Electrical Stimulation (tDCS, tACS, tRNS, tPCS), 7th Basic and Clinical Neuroscience Congress, Tehran, Iran
2017              Teacher Training Course (TTC)(30 hours), Irandoostan Language Academy (ILA), Tabriz, Iran
2017              Teacher Knowledge Course (TKC)(20 hours), Irandoostan Language Academy   (ILA), Tabriz, Iran
2015              Teacher Training Course (TTC)(90hours), Morad Talk Ro (MTR) International Language Institute Tabriz, Iran

2021-Present        Secretary of the Association of New Rehabilitation Technologies, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran,
                           Iran
2021-Present        Head of  Education Committee, Iran's Brain Mapping's Student Branch (IBMS), National Brain Mapping Laboratory (NBML), Tehran,
                           Iran
2020-Present        Member of the Central Council of the Association of New Rehabilitation Technologies, University of Social Welfare and
​​​​​​​                           Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2020-Present        Secretary of the Cognitive Neuroscience Working Group, Iran's Brain Mapping's Student Branch (IBMS), National Brain Mapping
                           Laboratory (NBML), Tehran, Iran
2020-Present        Chief Editor of Rehabilitech, Journal of the Student Scientific Association of New Rehabilitation Technologies, University of Social
                           Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2020-Present        Member of the Editorial Board of Rehabilitech, Journal of the Student Scientific Association of New Rehabilitation Technologies,
                           University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2019-Present        Member of Iranian Neuroscience Society
2019-Present        Member of Iranian Psychological Association

Organization Membeship

Computer Skills

     Data Analysis Packages
         Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS)
         Low-Resolution Brain Electromagnetic Tomography (LORETA)

     Matlab Toolboxes
        BRAPH
        EEGLAB
        eConnectome

     Reference Management Packages
        Mendeley
        ENDNOTE

     Cognitive Assessment and Rehabilitation Packages
       RehaCom
       CogMed
       Cambridge Neuropsychological Test Automated Battery (CANTAB)
​​​​​​​       Psychology Experiment Building Language (PEBL)

     English     
2013              Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)(160 hours), Morad Talk Ro (MTR) International Language Institute, Tabriz, Iran; Score: (80/100)
2012              Certificate of Upper-Intermediate English (160 hours), Morad Talk Ro (MTR) International Language Institute, Tabriz, Iran; Score:
                     (96/100)
     Persian (bilingual proficiency)
     Turkish (Native)

Language Skills

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