Brian Butterworth is emeritus professor of cognitive neuropsychology at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience at University College London. Dr. Butterworth is one of the leading figures in dyscalculia research. He is a founding editor of the journals “Mathematical Cognition” and “Language and Cognitive Processes”. Professor Butterworth’s the author of the book “The Mathematical Brain” and co-editor of “Educational Neuroscience”. He is also a fellow of the British Academy.
Roi Cohen Kadosh
Roi Cohen Kadosh is the Director of Cohen Kadosh Lab, at the Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford. Cohen Kadosh’s research focuses on neural substrates of numerical representations and psychological and biological factors that shape learning and cognitive achievements across the lifespan.
Ola Helenius is the Deputy Director at the Swedish National Centre for Mathematics Education, at University of Gothenburg. Helenius’ research focuses on mathematical learning and education, and the nature of mathematical knowledge.
Torkel Klingberg is professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm. His research is focused on brain development and plasticity. This includes computerized methods for improving attention and working memory in children. Professor Klingberg has written two books: “The Overflowing Brain” and “The Learning Brain”, and is a member of the Nobel Assembly.
Arthur Kramer is the Director of the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science & Technology and the Swanlund Chair and Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of Illinois. He holds appointments in the Department of Psychology, Neuroscience program, and the Beckman Institute. A major focus of Professor Kramer’s research is the understanding and enhancement of cognitive and neural plasticity across the lifespan.
Pekka Räsänen is a clinical neuropsychologist working as a researcher and executive vice director in the Niilo Mäki Institute, Finland. The NMI is a multidisciplinary research and development center for children and youth with learning disabilities. Räsänen’s research includes the neuropsychology of developmental learning disabilities, especially dyscalculia and visuo-spatial perceptual disorders, early intervention, and technology enhanced learning.