Our Experts

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

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Dr. Lisa Feigenson

Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Krieger School of Arts and Sciences

I am interested in how infants and children perceive, learn and reason about the world around them. Specific domains include numerical cognition, object-based attention, and short-term memory in infants and young children.

Dr. Chaz Firestone

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences  
Krieger School of Arts and Sciences

I am interested in understanding how seeing, thinking, and learning interact.

Dr. Kelly R. Fisher

Executive Director, Science of Learning Institute;  Assistant Research Scientist, Department of Cognitive Science
Krieger School of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Jonathan Flombaum

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Krieger School of Arts and Sciences

I am interested in visual learning and how visual information is used by, and sometimes limits thoughts and behaviors.

Dr. David Foster

Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
School of Medicine

I am interested in the neural underpinnings of learning. Specifically, how large populations of neurons encode and process information to support learning and behavior in awake, behaving animals.

Dr. Constantine Frangakis

Professor, Departments of Biostatistics & Radiology
Bloomberg School of Public Health, School of Medicine

I am interested in developing designs and methods of analyses to evaluate treatments in medicine, public health and policy (causal inference).