• Our Advisors

    Our Advisors

Based On Science & Fun

Our founder, Patty Hannan, developed the PlayWisely curriculum based on the most rigorous and settled neuroscience. Along the way she received the guidance of several prominent scientists and educators, several of whom continue to act as our advisors today.

To learn more about these amazing people please check out their biographies below!

Director Psychophysics Laboratory Columbia University

“Seventy years in science and education lets me recognize merit in new methods. To rephrase Cuba Gooding in Jerry Maguire: “show me the data.” PlayWisely’s planned research program can make this technology a serious contender for reforming American early education.”

Chairman of the Board, Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, Children’s Progress; Emeritus Professor and Director, Psychophysics Laboratory, Columbia University Dr. Galanter is Emeritus Professor of Psychology and Quondam Director of the Psychophysics Laboratory at Columbia University.

A pioneer scientist in the field of technology in education, he holds MA and PhD degrees in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, and an honors BA from Swarthmore College.

Dr. Galanter’s distinguished academic career includes positions held at the University of Pennsylvania, Harvard University, the University of Washington, and Columbia University. He was a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford and served as Chairman of...