Barbara Fenesi

Faculty of Education
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Dr. Barbara Fenesi is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Education at Western University, and Tier 2 SSHRC Canada Research Chair in the Science of Learning. Her passion is rooted in understanding how the entire human organism (both the brain and the body) plays a role in student success. She draws on work from fields of educational and cognitive psychology, neuroscience and kinesiology to identify intervention strategies that can promote cognitive function and mental health in diverse student populations.