Ruth Feldman, PhD, is the Simms/Mann Chair of developmental social neuroscience and director of the Center for Developmental, Social, and Relationship Neuroscience at Reichman University. Dr. Feldman holds degrees in music composition, neuroscience, clinical psychology, and developmental psychology and psychopathology. Her approach integrates perspectives from these fields within an interpersonal frame and a behavior-based approach.

Dr. Feldman has published over 300 articles in scientific journals and book chapters. In 2018, Dr. Feldman was named a Highly Cited Researcher (in the top 0.01% of scientists based on impact). She is also the recipient of the 2020 EMET prize, Israel’s highest prize in arts and sciences, and is listed as an Expertscape World Expert in Parent-Child Relations.