Andrew N. Meltzoff

Professor of psychology and co-director of the Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences, University of Washington

Andrew N. Meltzoff is a pioneer in infant and child development. His discoveries about infant imitation revolutionized our understanding of early learning and social-cognitive development. His recent research on preschool and elementary school children investigates the power of social role models and how societal stereotypes influence children’s motivation and achievement in STEM. At the university of Washington, Dr. Meltzoff holds the Job and Gertrud Tamaki Endowed Chair and serves as co-director of the Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences.