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Educational Opportunities for All

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Knowledge about the Science of Learning

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with Educators to Accelerate Improvement

Tim Nokes-Malach and research group


the Next Generation of Learning Researchers

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to Pitt, Pittsburgh, and the Well-being of our Region

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at Home and Abroad

LRDC Mission

Understanding learning. Improving education.

The Learning Research and Development Center (LRDC) is dedicated to advancing knowledge about the science of learning and improving education practice and opportunities for all.

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Addressing Complex Challenges in Teaching & Learning...

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Our Research

Dr. Nokes-Malach and research group

Research Training

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Education Improvement

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Connections & Contributions

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Our Research Areas

Cognitive & Neural Foundations of Learning Developmental Processes & Outcomes Educational Opportunities, Equity, & Attainment Improvement Research in Education Informal & Life-long Learning Learning Technology Motivation & Engagement Reading & Language Reasoning, Decision Making, & Argumentation STEM connectivity icon




Department of Neurobiology Special Lecture

2:00-300 PM, 6014 Conference Room - BST3 or ONLINE

Zachary Davis, PhD. Postdoctoral Researcher at Salk Institute for Biological Studies, San Diego County, California, will present "Roles for Structured Recurrent Network Activity in Neural Systems." Join the talk in person or use the Zoom link here.



dB-SERC Lunch Discussion

12:00-1:00 PM, ONLINE

During this dB-SERC lunch discussion, Sean Garrett-Roe from the Chemistry Department will give his second dB-SERC course transformation talk titled “Mastery Based Grading in Chemistry 1.” If you plan to attend, please sign up online.



Fall Neural Engineering Seminar

2:00-3:00 PM, ONLINE

Join Guosong Hong, Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering Stanford University, for the talk "Seeing the Sound: Optical and Ultrasonic Interfaces for Neuromodulation." Zoom link for neural engineering seminar here. Passcode: 989260

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