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Guinevere F Eden


Director & Associate Professor
Director, Center for the Study of Learning (CSL) Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics


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Guinevere Eden is the Director of the Center for the Study of Learning (CSL). In addition, she is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and the Department of Neuroscience, as well as a member of the Center for Neural Injury and Recovery (CNIR) and the Center for the Brain Basis of Cognition (CBBC). Her focus is in the field of neuroscience, particularly developmental dyslexia. Her work has focused on characterizing visual processing in individuals with and without dyslexia using fMRI and extending this approach to other sensory domains, such as sensorimotor control. One of her goals is furthering the scientific understanding of the neurobiological mechanisms of learning disabilities with particular emphasis on dyslexia. Under her stewardship, the Center for the Study of Learning's (one of four national Learning Disabilities Centers funded by the National Institutues of Child Health and Development) research has focused on the neurobiological representation of reading and how it may be altered in individuals who are deaf or have dyslexia, and how it is affected by instructions or mode of communication. She is also involved in the Second Language Acquisition (SLA) program.


  • PhD (1993) Oxford University, England, Physiology
  • BSc (1989) University College, London, England, Physiology