Scientific Director

Daniel did his Ph.D. at MIT, his post-doc at Stanford, and is now an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Chicago. There, he researches how linguistic, cultural, and bodily experiences shape the mind and brain. His 50+ scientific publications have been funded by the NSF, the NIMH, and by a James S. McDonnell Foundation Scholar Award, and have been featured in the NY Times and the Wall Street Journal. He is a founding editor of the interdisciplinary journal Language and Cognition and director of the Experience and Cognition Lab at the University of Chicago.

Email: casasanto@uchicago.edu