PhD student in Education & Psychology, University of Michigan

Ben studies the extent to which working memory and executive function can be improved through training throughout the lifespan, and whether these improvements may impact real-life outcomes such as academic achievement or instrumental activities of daily living. Ben received his B.A. in Film Studies and Psychology from Columbia University in 2006. Previously Ben worked as a game designer on FutureU for the Nintendo DS and at


  • 2012–present
    PhD student, University of Michigan


  • 2006 
    Columbia University, B.A.