Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Faculty of Psychology and Education, University of Tehran

PhD of Cognitive Psychology, Institute for Cognitive Sciences Studies (ICSS)

Master of Ergonomics, Shahid Beheshti University

Bachelor of Prosthetics and Orthotics, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences


Cognitive psychology
Cognitive psychology and media

Research highlights

Tara Rezapour, Mohammad Barzegari, Elham Sharifi, Nastaran Malmir, Hamid Reza Ghiasvand, Mohammad Salehi, Alireza Noroozi, Hamed Ekhtiari (2021). Neuroscience-Informed Psychoeducation for Recovery (NIPER): A Program to Promote Metacognition in People with Substance Use Disorders. Basic and Clinical Neuroscience. doi: 10.32598/bcn.2021.809.3
Hamed Ekhtiari, Tara Rezapour, Brionne Sawyer, Hung-Wen Yeh, Rayus Kuplicki, Mimi Tarrasch, Martin Paulus, Robin Aupperle (2021). Neurocognitive Empowerment for Addiction Treatment (NEAT): Study Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial. Trials. doi: 10.1186/s13063-021-05268-8.
Tara Rezapour, Javad Hatami, Ali Farhoudian, Alireza Noroozi, Reza Daneshmand, Mehmet Sofuoglu, Alex Baldacchino, Hamed Ekhtiari (2021). Baseline executive functions and receiving cognitive rehabilitation can predict treatment response in people with opioid use disorder. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2021.108558.
Hossein Karsazi, Tara Rezapour, Reza Kormi-Nouri, Atieh Mottaghi, Ehsan Abdekhodaie, Javad Hatami (2021). The moderating effect of neuroticism and openness in the relationship between age and memory: Implications for cognitive reserve. Personality and Individual Differences. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2021.110773.
Tara Rezapour, Shervin Assari, Namik Kirlic, Jasmin Vassileva, Hamed Ekhtiari. Enhancing Cognitive Resilience in Adolescence and Young Adults: A Multi-Dimensional Approach (2021). Family Resilience and Recovery from Opioids and Other Addictions. Emerging Issues in Family and Individual Resilience. Springer.

Research interest

Addictive disorders and neuroscience-based interventions for treatment and prevention