Learning Sciences Exchange Fellow

Lisa Scott


Lisa Scott, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Florida and Director of the Brain, Cognition and Development Research Laboratory. She received her Ph.D. from the Institute of Child Development at the University of Minnesota studying early brain development and the importance of early experience. She subsequently completed post-doctoral research at the University of Colorado examining the neural mechanisms underlying learning in adults. Scott’s program of research utilizes a multimethod approach to understanding how infants, children, and adults perceive and learn. Her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation since 2011, including a CAREER Award, she has been funded by the US Army Research Institute for the Social and Behavioral Sciences, and she has published in interdisciplinary journals including Psychological Science, Current Directions in Psychological Science, Child Development, Neuropsychologia, and The Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, Developmental Science, and Infancy.