Prof. Orly Rubinsten - The laboratory for Numerical Cognition
 Prof. Orly Rubinsten

Welcome to the website of the Cognitive Laboratory. Our lab is affiliated with the Faculty of Education at the University of Haifa and is headed by Prof. Orly Rubinsten. It is part of the Edmond J. Safra Brain Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities and the Department of Learning Disabilities.

We investigate high-level human cognitive functions using experimental psychology, neuropsychology, and electrophysiological approaches (Event-Related Potential Technique - ERP).

Our main courses of research:

  • Number processing
  • Development
  • Dyscalculia
  • Math anxiety
  • ADHD
  • Language, attention, and working memory
  • ERP, GSR, and Eye tracking

Our aim is to better understand computations throughout the brain and the cognitive system, and to be able to contribute to the predictive markers of intact and deficient development of numerical skills. We wish to shed light on the important issue of how numerical intuitions can be fostered by classroom practice in typical as well as atypical (e.g., dyscalculia and math anxiety) developing children.

contact us

  • Orly Rubinsten
    Department of Learning Disabilities
    University of Haifa, Haifa 3498838
  • E-mail:
  • Office: 04-8288131 (Internal 8131)