Our Experts

The Science of Learning Institute includes a broad network of scientists, practitioners, and educators with expertise spanning basic and applied sciences.


Dr. John Desmond

Professor, Departments of Neurology and Cognitive Science
School of Medicine

I am interested in the neural substrates of learning and behavior using neuroimaging, transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), and transcranial direct current stimulation.

Dr. Janet DiPietro

Professor; Associate Dean fore Research and Faculty; Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health
Bloomberg School of Public Health

My research explores the origins of human development, the interface between individual differences in development and physiology, and the implications of the prenatal period for postnatal life.