Michael is co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Lumos Labs. As one of the world's leading experts in the field of cognitive training and neuroplasticity, he created the Lumos Neuroscience Research Platform, which enables large-scale study of cognitive training in humans. Mike currently oversees research collaborations in over 150 labs at universities including Stanford, Carnegie Mellon, Berkeley, Columbia, and Harvard.
As a neuroscience grad student at Stanford University, Mike published research in a variety of neuroscience fields, including: the neural correlates of human cognitive processes such as memory and attention, neurogenesis due to exercise and learning in rats, and cellular plasticity in fish.
Michael graduated from Princeton University with a B.A. in Psychology.