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Dr. Laurence Miller

Division: Graduate Studies, Undergraduate Studies

Dr. Laurence Miller is a psychologist and expert in children’s learning. His experience is multi-disciplinary. He has worked with schools and school boards as a specialist in using computers in education, has created and managed distance learning and adult learning programs, and has taught, conducted research and provided services in diverse branches of psychology, including Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Clinical Neuropsychology and Clinical Child Psychology. In addition to teaching a distance learning course at Gratz College, he presently teaches at New York University, conducts psychoeducational and neuropsychological evaluations for schools, school boards and private individuals, and provides clinical services to children and adults. He is licensed as a psychologist in Pennsylvania and New York.

Dr. Miller is the author of numerous articles that have appeared in both peer-reviewed and general-readership publications including Cognitive Science, The Harvard Education Review, The Journal of Learning Disabilities, The Journal of Psycholinguistics Research, and New Directions in Child Development. He is the author of two books: Natural Learning (MIT, 1981) and Mind Magic (New York: McGraw-Hill, 2005.)

Dr. Miller received his PhD in Developmental Psychological at Harvard University. He received his post-doctoral training at MIT’s Children Learning Laboratory and his clinical training at the Clarke Institute of Psychiatry. He also studied and conducted research in Switzerland with Jean Piaget. He  lives in Manhattan with his wife and daughter.