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William Stixrud

William Stixrud, Ph.D., is a clinical neuropsychologist who teaches at Children’s National and the George Washington University School of Medicine. An expert on learning and executive disorders and the effects of stress, sleep deprivation, and technology overload on the developing brain, he has been a frequent keynote speaker at conferences and has been widely cited in major media. A proponent of transcendental meditation, he is on the board of the David Lynch Foundation.


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