Nicco Reggente, Ph.D.

(Project Officer)

Nicco received his Ph.D. from UCLA in Cognitive Neuroscience and two B.A degrees from New York University in Psychology and Philosophy. His graduate work focused on using advanced neuroimaging tools and analyses (e.g. fMRI. machine-learning, and virtual reality) to decode the neural mechanisms supporting enhanced mnemonic retrieval, intelligence, psychiatric disorders, and disorders of consciousness.

Nicco is currently a Principal Investigator at the Institute for Advanced Consciousness Studies, where his lab is developing personalized neurofeedback tools for enhancing the meditative state.

For an update on Nicco’s work and writings, please see his blog, PhiloNeuro.

Nicco also has an entrepreneurial focus; he is the co-founder Strain Genie, which leverage machine learning for personalized medicine.

When Nicco is not in the lab or office, he enjoys surfing, meditating, traveling, disk golf, and reading/writing.