The Importance of Timing


Paula A. Tallal, Ph.D., a director of Scientific Learning Corporation, is also a Board of Governors’ professor of neuroscience at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA, where she helped found and currently co-directs the Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience.

Tallal is a cognitive neuroscientist and board-certified clinical psychologist who has authored over 200 professional publications and holds several patents.

She was selected by the Library of Congress in the USA to be the Commentator for the Field of Psychology at its Bicentennial Celebration and earned the Thomas Alva Edison Patent Prize for her work leading to the development of Fast ForWord software.

Tallal received her bachelor’s degree from New York University and her Ph.D. from Cambridge, England. She is also a participant in many scientific advisory boards and governmental committees on developmental language disorders and learning disabilities.