Tracy Packiam Alloway, PhD, is an award-winning psychologist, professor, author, and TEDx speaker. She has published 13 books and over 100 scientific articles on the brain and memory. She is an Associate Editor for the journal of Applied Cognitive Psychology, the Educational & Developmental Psychologist, and is on the Editorial Advisory Board for the Journal of Research in Reading. Her research is in the TOP 10 Cited list by Scopus and cited over 1000x. She blogs for Psychology Today and Huffington Post.
Dr. Alloway has also provided consultancy to the World Bank on reading in developing countries and is a sought-after speaker internationally. She has provided consultancy to documentaries, ABC/NBC affiliates, AMC TV, & Fortune 500 companies. Her research has also been featured on BBC, Good Morning America, the Today Show, Forbes, Bloomberg, The Washington Post, and Newsweek, and many others.
Working Memory predicts academic success from kindergarten to college and is linked to learning in those with ADHD, dyslexia, and autism.
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