Amplifire’s Scientific Advisory Board includes a collection of the nation’s leading neuroscience and cognition experts.

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Amplifire’s Senior Director of Research and Analytics, Matthew Jensen Hays, Ph.D., will present at the Psychonomic Society’s 58th Annual Meeting to be held November 9-12 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

sab-ucla-120Robert Bjork, PhD is UCLA’s former Chair of Psychology and past president of the Association of Psychological Science. He is a pioneer on the role of desirable difficulties, testing effects, and the counterintuitive nature of learning. His work is the basis for Malcolm Gladwell’s David and Goliath.

sab-ucla-120Elizabeth Bjork, PhD the Co-principal investigator of the Bjork Learning and Forgetting Laboratory at UCLA. Her work has shown the public that forgetting is not the unfortunate tendency of a limited system, rather, it is the consequence of an adaptive one.

sab-harvard-150Dan Schacter, PhD is Harvard’s former Chair of Psychology. He has written eight books, including The Seven Sins of Memory, The Brain, the Mind, and the Past, and Psychology a university-level textbook, and 300 scientific articles.

sab-ucsb-120Rich Mayer, PhD is UCSB’s former Chair of the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences. For fifteen years, Educational Psychology ranked him the “most productive educational psychologist in the world.”

sab-washingtonu-120Roddy Roediger, PhD is Washington’s former Chair of Psychology and Chair of the governing board of the Psychonomic Society. He is the author of Make It Stick and over 175 research papers.

sab-washingtonu-120Kathleen McDermott, PhD is a Professor of Psychology at Washington University who investigates human memory encoding and retrieval and how they interact.

sab-illinois-120Chad Lane, PhD is a professor at the University of Illinois interested in the foundational theories and practices of educational psychology, including learning and development. His work seeks to build advanced learning environments that reap the benefits of timely and appropriate guidance.

Relying on the latest research in cognitive science, the Science Advisory Board continually reviews, validates, and enhances the methodology and algorithms of the Amplifire platform.

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