The Science of Learning Institute includes a broad network of scientists, practitioners, and educators with expertise spanning basic and applied sciences.
I am interested in the mechanisms by which neurons and glial cells interact to support normal communication and learning in the nervous system.
I am interested in adolescent sexuality, chronic illness, international adolescent health care issues, and urban health.
I am interested in how the human brain ‘hears’ simple and complex sounds.
I am interested in the function of the human cerebral cortex, which underlies our ability to learn about and interact with our environment through sensory perception and voluntary movement.
I am interested in the development of scalable systems that support neuroscience imaging analysis and annotation with the goal of reverse engineering the neurophysiology of mamalliam brains.
I am interested in biological signal analysis focusing on statistical methods development and applications.
My research focuses on the biological and behavioral determinants of obesity in children and adults, including the use of neuroimaging techniques to study appetite. Specific interests include neural mechanisms underlying the learning of food preferences and motivation to consume high-calorie foods.
I am interested in the mechanisms underlying motor learning and motor recovery after brain lesions, and on developing new strategies to enhance motor recovery after stroke.
I am interested in understanding the effectiveness of various lifestyle and dietary changes in weight loss and weight maintenance.
I am interested in how the brain integrates information about rewards to motivate performance.