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Allyson Mackey, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Allyson Mackey studies individual differences in brain plasticity and development with an eye towards personalizing the type and timing of educational interventions. She joined the Department of Psychology faculty at the University of Pennsylvania in 2016. Dr. Mackey completed her postdoctoral training at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She holds a PhD in Neuroscience from the University of California, Berkeley, and a BS in Biological Sciences from Stanford University.

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