Expert is a neuroscientist, neurologist, inventor, author. He is the David Dolby Distinguished Professor of Neurology, Physiology and Psychiatry at University of California, and the Founder & Executive Director of Neuroscape at UCSF.
At Neuroscape, he leads the design and development of novel brain assessment and cognitive optimization technologies. Neuroscape’s novel approach involves the development of custom-designed, closed-loop video games integrated with the latest advancements in software and hardware. He is co-founder and Chief Science Advisor of Akili Interactive, a company developing therapeutic video games.
He has been a scientific advisor at companies – Apple, GE, Deloitte, etc.
His research has been consistently profiled in media, such as The New York Times, TIME, Wired, CNN, etc. He co-authored the 2016 MIT Press book “The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High-Tech World”, winner of the 2017 PROSE Award. He received 2015 Society for Neuroscience Science Educator Award.