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Claudia D. Tesche


Transcranial Stimulation Laboratory

Photo: Claudia Tesche
(505) 277-3544
Logan Hall Rm 136
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Curriculum vitae

Research Area/s:

Cognition, Brain and Behavior

Research Interests:

  • Brain plasticity
  • Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS)
  • Transcranial alternating current stimulation (tACS)
  • Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS)
  • Magnetoencephalography (MEG)
  • Electroencephalography (EEG)
  • Attention
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

Selected Publications

  • Houck, J.M., Moyers, T.B, Tesche, C.D. (2012) Through a glass darkly: some insights on change talk via magnetoencephalography. Psychol Addict Behav 27(2), 489-500.  

  • Manto, M., Bower, J.M., Conforto, A.B., Delgado-García, J.M., Farias da Guarda, S.N., Gerwig, M.,  Habas, C., Hagura, N., Ivry, R.B., Mariën, P., Molinari, M., Naito, E., Nowak, D.A., Ben Taib, N.O., Pelisson, D., Tesche, C.D., Tilikete, C., Timmann, D. Consensus paper: roles of the cerebellum in motor control-the diversity of ideas on cerebellar involvement in movement.Cerebellum, 11(2): 457–87 (2012).  

  • Stone, D.B., Tesche, C.D. (2009). Transcranial direct current stimulation modulates shifts in global/local attention. NeuroReport, 20(12): 1115–1119.  

  • Martin, T., Houck, J.M., Pearson Bish, J., Kičić, D.,Woodruff, C.C., Moses, S.N., Lee, D.C., Tesche, C.D. (2006). MEG Reveals Different Contributions of Motor Cortex and Cerebellum to Simple Reaction Time Following Temporally-structured Cues.  Human Brain Mapping, 27(7): 552–61. 

  • Tesche, C.D., Kodituwakku, P.W., Garcia, C.M., Houck, J.M. (2014) Sex-related differences in auditory processing in adolescents with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder: A magnetoencephalographic study. Neuroimage Clinical 7:571-587.

Courses Taught

  • Psych 450/650 Advanced Functional Neuroimaging

  • Psych 450/650 Transcranial Stimulation Laboratory

  • Psych 450/650 EEG Laboratory

  • Psych 450/650 Functional Neuroanatomy

  • Psych 641 Seminar in Cognition, Brain and Behavior


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For prospective grad students:

I am highly likely to accept a new graduate student next year. Please email me for more information about my laboratory.