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Eric Chudler, Ph.D.

Research Associate Professor at the University of Washington


Eric H. Chudler is a neuroscience and research associate professor at the University of Washington (Seattle) with affiliations in the Department of Bioengineering and Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine. Eric received his undergraduate degree (B.S., psychobiology, 1980) from the University of California, Los Angeles and graduate degree (Ph.D., psychology, 1985) from the University of Washington. After postdoctoral work at the National Institutes of Health (1986-1989) and research at Massachusetts General Hospital (1989-1991), he returned to the University of Washington where he has been on faculty since 1991. In addition to his work as a researcher, Eric is the executive director and education director at the Center for Neurotechnology. In 1997, with support from the National Institutes of Health, Eric established “Neuroscience for Kids,” a website with information and interactive activities about neuroscience that can be used in the classroom or at home. Eric’s outreach and education work includes the development of the BrainWorks video series which received Northwest Regional Emmy Awards in 2017 and 2023. Eric is also author of several books, including his latest book titled Neuropedia: A Brief Compendium of Brain Phenomena (Princeton University Press, 2022).

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