Dr. William M. Jenkins, brain research expert

One of our founders, Dr. Jenkins joined Scientific Learning at inception from a faculty position at the Keck Center for Integrative Neurosciences at the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center.

Jenkins is an expert in learning-based brain plasticity, behavioral algorithms, and psychophysical methods, as well as an expert in multimedia and Internet technology.

He is an author or co-author of more than 100 publications and holds 40 U.S. patents and 12 foreign patents.

Jenkins earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology, along with a master’s degree and Ph.D. in psychobiology, from Florida State University. Jenkins has authored or co-authored numerous commercial software products.

He was recognized by Discovery Magazine in its annual Awards for Technology Innovations and received the Year 2000 Thomas Alva Edison Patent Award.

Video

Dr. Jenkins talks about his early research interests and teaming up with Dr. Michael Merzenich.