Fumiko Hoeft

Professor Of Psychological Sciences And Director Of Brain Imaging Research Center At The University Of Connecticut
Brain Imaging Research Center at the University of Connecticut

Fumiko Hoeft MD PhD is a Professor at the University of Connecticut (UConn) and University of California San Francisco (UCSF). She is also the Director of UConn’s Brain Imaging Research Center (BIRC). She is a neuroscientist performing research in dyslexia, early literacy, and impact of socio-emotional resilience on learning, with particular interests in EdTech R&D. Recent honors include awards from the International Dyslexia Association (IDA), Learning & the Brain Foundation, Int’l Mind Brain & Education Society, Society for Neuroscience and Eye to Eye. She has published over 140 articles, reviews, and book chapters, and has delivered over 210 keynotes, talks and workshops at venues such as local schools, International conferences, TEDx and the White House. Her work has been covered in media such as The New York Times, NPR, CNN, the New Yorker, and Scientific American. She also serves on many boards at organizations such as the IDA and National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD).

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