Meghan Wenzel Researcher, Center for Educational Improvement
Meghan Wenzel, M.A., is a Researcher and Writer with the Center for Educational Improvement. With a background in developmental cognitive neuroscience and education, Meghan is interested in early brain development and its implications for learning. She studied Cognitive Neuroscience at Brown University, as well as Neuroscience and Education during her Masters at Teachers College, where she worked in Professor Kimberly Noble’s lab on Neurocognition, Early Experience, and Development investigating how socioeconomic inequality impacts brain development. Meghan has worked in a policy and advocacy non-profit focused on improving the health, safety, education, and economic well-being of Rhode Island's children and an edtech company building an adaptive learning platform to provide more personalized learning experiences. Currently, she infuses positive psychology into performance management software in order to unlock the potential of every member of the global workforce.