Dr. Robertson is the current Chair of Psychology at Trinity College Dublin and was the founding director of Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience. He also is the T. Boone Pickens Distinguished Scientist at the Center for BrainHealth. Dr. Robertson is known for his translational research into human attention, brain plasticity and rehabilitation. Most recently, his efforts as co-director of the Global Brain Health Institute have focused on building a worldwide alliance to train future leaders in brain health who will shape policies and practices around the globe to enhance brain health and delay or prevent dementia.
In addition to his work with the Global Brain Health Institute and his many academic appointments, Dr. Robertson has written more than 250 papers and several books, including co-authoring the leading international textbook on cognitive rehabilitation. In 2014, he was elected as a Fellow of the American Association for Psychological Science in recognition of his “sustained and outstanding distinguished contributions to psychological science.”