Stephanie Carlson


Dr. Stephanie M. Carlson is a Distinguished McKnight University Professor at the Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota, and is Co-founder and Chief Science Officer at Reflection Sciences, Inc. Dr. Carlson is an internationally recognized leader in the study of executive function (brain basis of self-control) and her current research focuses on ways to help promote executive function through reflective practices in play, parenting, and preschool curricula. She has been an advisor to Sesame Workshop,, Noggin, Bright Horizons Family Solutions, and Minnesota Children’s Museum.