May 23, 2012
Dr. Tracy Alloway on Getting From Research to Product: Bringing Reliability and Validity to Commercial Ventures
Dr. Alloway will discuss Getting From Research to Product: Bringing Reliability and Validity to Commercial Ventures, at the upcoming 2012 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (June 7-14th, 2012).
Tracy Alloway, PhD, is an Assistant Professor at University of North Florida. She developed the only standardized working-memory tests for educators published by Psychological Corporation, which to date has been translated into 15 languages and used to screen for working memory problems in students with dyslexia, motor dyspraxia (Developmental Coordination Disorder), ADHD and Autistic Spectrum Disorder. She provides consultancy to the World Bank and her research has received widespread international coverage in hundreds of media outlets, including Scientific American, the BBC, Reuters, ABC News, and NBC. Dr. Alloway was recently awarded the prestigious Joseph Lister Award by the British Science Association for her contribution to science.
–> To learn more about her work, you can check out:
- Her website
- Her article on Working memory: a better predictor of academic success than IQ?
–> To Learn More about the 2012 Summit and to Register: click on 2012 SharpBrains Virtual Summit: Optimizing Health through Neuroplasticity, Innovation and Data (June 7-14th).