Marie Arsalidou

Founder of Neuropsylab, Adjunct Professor at York University, Canada

She studies behavioral and neurobiological basis of higher-order cognition in children, adolescents, and adults. Higher-order cognition includes attention, working memory and mathematical abilities. She uses methods including eye-tracking and magnetic resonance imaging. Her research has been honored with many awards and recognitions, like the Hollingworth Award from the National Association of Gifted Children in the USA. Findings she published have been featured in the media, such as Psychology Today.

She is a key opinion learner who links theoretical ideas to neuroscience findings on cognitive development and has been invited to give plenary addresses for academia and industry. Currently, she is working on developing culture-appropriate technologies that assess human potential.