Dr. Kathryn Patten

Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Education
Outreach Coordinator, ENGRAMMETRON

Research Interests

Kathryn (Kate) E. Patten (B. Ed., M.A., Ph.D.) is an adjunct professor and Outreach Coordinator for the ENGRAMMETRON, the educational neuroscience laboratory. Kate is the first editor and co-author of Educational Neuroscience: Initiatives and Emerging Issues. Her Ph.D. elucidates the neuroscience and neuropsychology of emotion and its impact on teaching and learning. As director of the Neuro Emotional Literacy Program (NELP),  partnered with School District #75 (Mission) and New Spirit Homes for aboriginal teens, Kate’s current research focuses on improving emotional literacy in order to promote emotional and physical well-being in familial groups.