Anthony D. Wagner, Ph.D.
Anthony D. Wagner, Ph.D., is a Lucie Stern Professor in the social sciences and chair of the Department of Psychology at Stanford University. He is on the board of Stanford’s Center for Cognitive and Neurobiological Imaging, is a contributor to the Stanford Program in Neuroscience and Society, and is a faculty affiliate of the Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute, Symbolic Systems Program, Human Biology Program, and Stanford Center on Longevity. His research focuses on the psychology and neurobiology of learning, memory, and executive function in young and older adults. In addition to his basic science and translational work, he examines the implications of neuroscience for law (including as a member of the MacArthur Foundation’s Research Network on Law and Neuroscience) and the relationship between multitasking and cognition. He is a reviewing editor at Cerebral Cortex and serves on several other editorial boards. He received his Ph.D. at Stanford University and his Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of California, Los Angeles.