Julia A. Scott, PhD is Director of the Brain and Memory Care Lab at Santa Clara University. Dr. Scott’s research program utilizes external partnerships in healthcare to develop projects at the intersection of neuroscience, medical imaging, and virtual reality applications. She received her training in neuroscience at University of California campuses (Davis, San Diego, and San Francisco).
She has published widely on normal and abnormal neurodevelopment, as well as brain aging. Dr. Scott is translating her BCI-VR research into digital health applications. She co-founded Gambit Labs in 2021 with the mission of empowering youth to take the lead in ensuring their own well-being by developing specific cognitive skills that underlie healthier habits of mind.