Dr. Jo Van Herwegen
Dr. Jo Van Herwegen is an Associate Professor in Developmental Psychology at IOE, UCL’s Faculty of Education and Society and Director of the Child Development and Learning Difficulties Lab.
Her research focuses on improving educational outcomes, using evidence from developmental psychology, neuroscience, and neurodevelopmental disorders.
Concentrating on language, social, and number development, she examines individual differences and what cognitive abilities and strategies relate to successful performance in order to aid the development of educational training programmes.
She is a member of the Centre for Educational Neuroscience and the Centre for Education Policy and Equalising Opportunities. Jo has co-edited two books and has written over 40 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters.