Laura Germine, PhD
Dr. Laura Germine is the technical director of the McLean Institute for Technology in Psychiatry, the director of the Laboratory for Brain and Cognitive Health Technology at McLean Hospital, and an associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Her research is oriented around understanding cognitive functioning in health and disease, as well as building technology for studying cognition and behavior using the web and mobile devices. Dr. Germine created one of the first online neuropsychological laboratories in 2005, which later became TestMyBrain.org, a platform that has attracted over three million research participants. Dr. Germine received her BA in neurobiology from UC Berkeley, her PhD in experimental psychopathology from Harvard University, and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in psychiatric genetics at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School.