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. Kelly R. Fisher

Associate Director, Science of Learning Institute; Director, Dissemination, Translation, & Education, Science of Learning Institute;  and Assistant Professor in the School of Education
School of Education

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).