Ph.D. Mohammed Ali Salehinejad ORCID logo

Salehinejad Ali Research fellow

Neuromodulation

Phone: +49 231 1084-476
Email: salehinejad@ifado.de

Publications in Google Scholar

Curriculum Vitae:

  • 2020 - present: Leibniz Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment & Human Factors, Dortmund, Germany
  • 2017 - 2020: PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience (summa cum laude), International Graduate School of Neuroscience (IGSN), Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany (Advisor: Prof. Michael A. Nistche)
  • 2017 - 2020: Research Fellow, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment & Human Factors, Dortmund, Germany
  • 2016 - 2017: Research Associate, Institute for Cognitive & Brain Sciences (ICBS), Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran
  • 2013 - 2015: MSc in Cognitive Psychology, University of Kansas, KS, USA
  • 2009 - 2012: MSc in Clinical Psychology, University of Tehran, Tehran Iran
  • 2005 - 2009: BSc in Psychology (highest distinction), Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran

Research topics:

  • Cognitive neuroscience (Human brain, Executive Functions, Neuroplasticity, Cortical Excitability)
  • Non-invasive brain stimulation (TMS, tES)
  • Neuroimaging (EEG, fMRI)
  • Applied cognitive neuroscience in neuropsychiatric disorders and cognitive enhancement

Key publications:

  • Salehinejad, M. A.; Wischnewski, M.; Ghanavati, E.; Mosayebi-Samani, M.; Kuo, M.-F.; Nitsche, M. A.: Cognitive functions and underlying parameters of human brain physiology are associated with chronotype
    Nat. Commun. 12: 4672 (19 pp) (2021)
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    https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-24885-0
  • Salehinejad, M. A.; Ghanavati, E.; Rashid, Md. H. A.; Nitsche, M. A.: Hot and cold executive functions in the brain: A prefrontal-cingular network
    Brain Neurosci. Adv. 5: 1–19 (2021)
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    https://doi.org/10.1177/23982128211007769
  • Barchetta, S.; Martino, G.; Craparo, G.; Salehinejad, M. A.; Nitsche, M. A.; Vicario, C. M.: Alexithymia is linked with a negative bias for past and current events in healthy humans
    Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 18: (13): 6696 (9 pp) (2021)
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    https://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18136696
  • Lucifora, C.; Martino, G.; Curcuruto, A.; Salehinejad, M. A.; Vicario, C. M.: How self-control predicts moral decision making: An exploratory study on healthy participants
    Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 18: (7): 3840 (9 pp) (2021)
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    https://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18073840
  • Markovi?, V.; Vicario, C. M.; Yavari, F.; Salehinejad, M. A.; Nitsche, M. A.: ¬A¬ systematic review on the effect of transcranial direct current and magnetic stimulation on fear memory and extinction
    Front. Hum. Neurosci. 15: 655947 (26 pp) (2021)
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    https://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2021.655947
  • Salehinejad, M. A.; Paknia, N.; Hosseinpour, A. H.; Yavari, F.; Vicario, C. M.; Nitsche, M. A.; Nejati, V.: Contribution of the right temporoparietal junction and ventromedial prefrontal cortex to theory of mind in autism: A randomized, sham-controlled tDCS study
    Autism Res. XX: epub ahead of print (2021)
    https://doi.org/10.1002/aur.2538
  • Jafari, E.; Alizadehgoradel, J.; Pourmohseni Koluri, F.; Nejati, V.; Ghanavati, E.; Vicario, C. M.; Nitsche, M. A.; Salehinejad, M. A.: Intensified electrical stimulation targeting lateral and medial prefrontal cortices for the treatment of social anxiety disorder: A randomized, double-blind, parallel-group, dose-comparison study
    Brain Stimul. 14: 974-986 (2021)
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    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brs.2021.06.005
  • Salehinejad, M. A.; Azarkolah, A.; Ghanavati, E.; Nitsche, M. A.: Circadian disturbances, sleep difficulties and the COVID-19 pandemic
    Sleep Med. XX: epub ahead of print (2021)
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sleep.2021.07.01
  • Pol, F.; Salehinejad, M. A.; Baharlouei, H.; Nitsche, M. A.: ¬The¬ effects of transcranial direct current stimulation on gait in patients with Parkinson's disease: a systematic review
    Transl. Neurodegener. 10: (1): 22 (19 pp) (2021)
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    https://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40035-021-00245-2
  • Danilewitz, M.; Gao, S.; Salehinejad, M. A.; Ge, R.; Nitsche, M. A.; Vila-Rodriguez, F.: Effect of combined yoga and transcranial direct current stimulation intervention on working memory and mindfulness
    J. Integr. Neurosci. 20: 367-374 (2021)
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    https://dx.doi.org/10.31083/j.jin2002036
  • Nejati, V.; Majdi, R.; Salehinejad, M. A.; Nitsche, M. A.: ¬The¬ role of dorsolateral and ventromedial prefrontal cortex in the processing of emotional dimensions
    Sci. Rep. 11: (1): 1971 (12 pp) (2021)
    https://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-81454-7
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  • Molavi, P.; Nadermohammadi, M.; Salvat Ghojehbeiglou, H.; Vicario, C. M.; Nitsche, M. A.; Salehinejad, M. A.: ADHD subtype-specific cognitive correlates and association with self-esteem: a quantitative difference
    BMC Psychiatry 20: (1): 502 (10 pp) (2020)
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    https://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12888-020-02887-4
  • Vicario, C. M.; Nitsche, M. A.; Salehinejad, M. A.; Avanzino, L.; Martino, G.: Time processing, interoception, and insula activation: A mini-review on clinical disorders
    Front. Psychology 11: 1893 (8 pp) (2020)
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    https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.01893
  • Salehinejad, M. A.; Majidinezhad, M.; Ghanavati, E.; Kouestanian, S.; Vicario, C. M.; Nitsche, M. A.; Nejati, V.: Negative impact of COVID-19 pandemic on sleep quantitative parameters, quality, and circadian alignment: Implications for health and psychological well-being
    EXCLI J. 19: 1297-1308 (2020)
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.17179/excli2020-2831
  • Rostami, R.; Kazemi, R.; Jabbari, A.; Madani, A. S.; Kuo, M.-F.; Vicario, C. M.; Nitsche, M. A.; Salehinejad, M. A.: Efficacy and clinical predictors of response to rTMS treatment in pharmacoresistant obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD): a retrospective study
    BMC Psychiatry 20: 372 (13 pp) (2020)
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    https://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-020-02769-9
  • Molavi, P.; Aziziaram, S.; Basharpoor, S.; Atadokht, A.; Nitsche, M. A.; Salehinejad, M. A.: Repeated transcranial direct current stimulation of dorsolateral-prefrontal cortex improves executive functions, cognitive reappraisal emotion regulation, and control over emotional processing in borderline personality disorder: A randomized, sham-controlled, parallel-group study
    J. Affect. Disord. 274: 93-102 (2020)
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2020.05.007
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  • Salehinejad, M. A.; Nejati, V.; Mosayebi-Samani, M.; Mohammadi, A.; Wischnewski, M.; Kuo, M.-F.; Vicario, C. M.; Nitsche, M. A.: Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in ADHD: A systematic review of efficacy, safety, and protocol-induced electrical field modeling results
    Neurosci. Bull. 36: 1191–1212 (2020)
    https://doi.org/10.1007/s12264-020-00501-x
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  • Salehinejad, M. A.; Ghayerin, E.; Nejati, V.; Yavari, F.; Nitsche, M. A.: Domain-specific involvement of the posterior parietal cortex in attention network and attentional control of ADHD: A randomized, cross-over, sham-controlled tDCS study
    Neuroscience 444: 149-159 (2020)
    https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroscience.2020.07.037
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  • Vicario, C. M.; Rafal, R. D.; di Pellegrino, G.; Lucifora, C.; Salehinejad, M. A.; Nitsche, M. A.; Avenanti, A.: Indignation for moral violations suppresses the tongue motor cortex: preliminary TMS evidence
    Soc. Cogn. Affect. Neurosci. XX: epub ahead of print (2020)
    https://doi.org/10.1093/scan/nsaa036