Research Group xCIT

Psychology + Technology

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We create digital technologies to study and improve how humans learn. Founded in June 2017 by Dr. Pedro Cardoso-Leite, xCIT is a research group where experts and students in science and design collaborate in a multidisciplinary endeavor to uncover the secrets of human learning and cognition in the digital age. We use state-of-the-art science and technology to create engaging digital experiences that are not only fun but also help us gather data to study and improve how human learns.

Learning in the digital age

From education, to social interactions, our ability to learn and adapt to new environments is critical in most human endeavors and has repeatedly been acknowledged as an essential 21st century skill. There is a pressing need for better ways to assess and improve our cognitive abilities and learning efficacy.