Lindsay Portnoy, PhD

Cognitive Scientist; Associate Teaching Professor in the Curriculum, Teaching, Learning, and Leadership, Doctor of Education Program, Northeastern University; Former Teacher; Co-Founder of Immersive Science Learning Company, Killer Snails; Author, “An Opportunity for an Improved Post-Pandemic Education” (2021, Age of Awareness), Game On? Brain On! The Surprising Relationship Between Play and Gray (Matter) (2020) and Designed to Learn: Using Design Thinking to Bring Purpose and Passion to the Classroom (2019)


Teaching Social Brains

The Sheraton NY Times Square, New York, NY or Virtually via Zoom  April 21-23, 2023

Promoting Empathy in Teaching Practice

The Empathy Edge: How to Create a More Human-Centered Classroom

Teaching Struggling Brains

The Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA or Virtually via Zoom  November 18-20, 2022

Motivating Minds & Technology

Game On, Brains On: Creating Playful Experiences to Boost Engagement in Learners

The Science of Knowledge

Sheraton NY Times Square Hotel, New York, NY or Virtually via Zoom  April 1-3, 2022

The Science of Knowledge

Questioning for Learning: The Science of Curiosity and the Acquisition of Knowledge

Teaching Purposeful Brains

Virtual Conference  April 17-18, 2021

Curious Brains

The Future Education: Applying Cognitive Science, Design Thinking, and Games to Bring Purpose, Passion, and Curiosity to the Classroom