Aiden Arnold

Aiden Arnold

Cognitive Neuroscientist. Writer. Travel Addict.



PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience

University of Calgary
Sep 2012 - Present

Thesis: A (re)constructive theory of spatio-temporal binding and episodic representation

MSc in Cognitive Neuroscience

university of Calgary
Sep 2010 - Aug 2012

Thesis: Neural network configuration and efficiency underlie spatial representation and retrieval

BSc Honors

University of Victoria
Sep 2003 - May 2007

Thesis: The self in time - understanding the phenomenological composition of episodic memory

Work experience

Work experience

Co-founder & Chief Scientist

May 2015 - Present

Building neuro-therapeutic video games to train emotional processing skills in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Visiting Scholar

University of California Davis
May 2014 - Present

Building and validating distributed information processing models of mental representation and abstraction at the Center for Neuroscience.

Behavioral Therapist

Self employed
Sep 2008 - May 2010

Worked one-on-one using behavioral modification techniques to assist in remediation of various cognitive disorders. Emphasis on embodied cognition approaches to neuro-cognitive rehabilitation.

Lab Manager

University of victoria
Sep 2007 - Aug 2008

Design, supervise, and analyze experiments on personal well-being in the Positive and Eudaemonic Psychology lab.



Extensive understanding of the various sub-domains of psychology.

Data science

Proficient at developing and testing predictive models using large volumes of data.


Excel at professional and science writing for general public and targeted audiences.


5+ years experience in travel, street, and fashion photography.


Writing Samples

Decoding Space and Time in the Brain

Scientific America MIND - link

Turning Resolutions into Lifelong Habits - link