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Eric Porges

Ph.D., Inventor

My Story

Dr. Porges is an Assistant Professor in the Center for Cognitive Aging & Memory, Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, at the University of Florida. His expertise includes the effect of external autonomic nervous system stimulation, including study design and implementation employing tVNS on anxiety and sleep-related PTSD symptoms. He is a member of the Society for Neuroscience and the Research Society on Alcoholism.


Dr. Porges received his BA in Cognitive Science from Hampshire College, his PhD in Integrative Neuroscience from the University of Chicago, and was a Post-Doctoral Fellow focused on Aging Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Florida. Dr. Porges is a co-inventor on Evren’s licensed patent on closed loop tVNS.

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