Falke, EricDirector of Applied Educational Neuroscience Initiative

    Eric Falke

    Director of Applied Educational Neuroscience Initiative

    43 Vassar Street, Office: 46-5115
    Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139
    Email: efalke@mit.edu
    Connect: ResearchGate

    Education

    Post-Doctoral Associate in Neuropathology, Yale University,  2008 – 2010
    Internal Medicine Resident, Yale University School of Medicine, 2007- 2008
    M.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,  2001 – 2007
    M.D., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2005
    B.A., Psychobiology, Swarthmore College, 1998

    Background

    The director will focus on the application of basic cognitive neuroscience to improve academic outcomes, such as reading and math, in school-age children. The director will have several responsibilities including leading specific research projects, fomenting the development of novel curricula, managing the lab’s relationships with schools and standardizing the applied techniques used by the initiative to achieve its mission efficiently while taking into account the diverse needs of scientists, educators, and study participants.

    The director will create a supportive, collaborative lab environment and an infrastructure that facilitates cross-study integration of the lab’s reading-related research.

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