Dr. Art Kramer

Dr. Kramer is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Center for Cognitive & Brain Health at Northeastern University. His research focuses on the understanding and enhancement of cognitive and neural plasticity across the lifespan. He has conducted a series of randomized clinical trials exploring the effects of aerobic fitness training and cognitive training on brain function and selective aspects of cognition of older adults. He has an H index of 95 and his research has been featured in a number of media outlets (e.g., New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, etc.). He has recently served on the President’s Council of Advisors on Science & Technology (PCAST), the National Academy of Medicine’s (NAM) committee on Cognitive Aging, the Chair of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) workshop on Understanding Pathways to Successful Aging: Behavioral and Social Factors Related to Alzheimer’s Disease, and the Global Council on Brain Health. Dr. Kramer will help guide our new programs in Brain Health.