"We're taking brain training research to a new level for TBI, age-related memory loss, ADHD, dyslexia, speech and language disorders, and learning disabilities."

Meet Our People


The Gibson Institute is directed by Amy Lawson Moore, PhD, a cognitive psychologist and child development specialist with more than 25 years of experience in developmental and psychoeducational assessment, curriculum development, teacher education, program evaluation, and cognition research. She has a master’s degree in education and a PhD in psychology with a concentration in educational psychology, cognition, and quantitative research.  In addition to coordinating neuroplasticity-based intervention research for neurodevelopmental disorders, learning disorders, brain injury, and age-related cognitive decline,  Dr. Moore specializes in cognitive assessment and quantitative data analysis.  Read about our team.

What we do

The mission of the Gibson Institute is to conduct empirical research on cognitive training programs and assessments, and to communicate the latest research findings to the education and cognitive science communities. Further, our mission includes providingneurons_iStock_000013877415-smaller opportunities for university faculty and researchers to participate in research projects that utilize our cognitive training and assessment instruments. Finally, our mission is to inform the practices of cognitive trainers through rigorous testing of training programs and procedures in both the laboratory and ecologically-valid training environments.  Read the history of research behind our programs.

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Gibson Institute of Cognitive Research
Amy Lawson Moore, PhD
5085 List Drive, Suite 308
Colorado Springs, CO 80919
(719) 219-0940

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