Paavo Leppänen is  Professor of psychology at the Department of Psychology, University of Jyväskylä (JYU), Finland, and the director of the Centre of Excellence for Learning Dynamics and Intervention Research (InterLearn CoE) at the Faculty of Education and Psychology, JYU. Leppänen’s current research focuses on neurodevelopmental disorders, including reading, math, attention, language difficulties, foreign language learning, digital learning, and their neurocognitive, socio-emotional and environmental risk and protective factors as well as training and intervention effects.