Helene M. Sisti

Helene M. Sisti

  • Assistant Professor


Helene M. Sisti, M.Ed., Ph.D. joined the Department of Psychology and Education, and Leadership in 2019.

Dr. Sisti is a contributing author to the Encyclopedia of Behavioral Neuroscience, Human Brain Mapping, and Learning & Memory, among others. Her area of expertise is learning and neuroplasticity. Prior to joining the Norwich Faculty, she held teaching appointments at Rutgers University and Villanova University, where she taught Statistics, Motor Learning, and Biopsychology.

In 2013, she joined Gap International, a management consulting firm. As a member of their Genius Institute, her team investigated how language impacts action using the company’s Breakthrough Methodology.® She facilitated leadership conferences throughout the United States, as well as in Australia and in the United Arab Emirates. In 2015, she returned to academia to pursue her research goals in movement neuroscience. Since then, she has been awarded several grants by NIH-INBRE to investigate the neural dynamics of motor learning using EEG. A list of her publications can be found on Google Scholar.

Courses Taught

  • Senior Thesis
  • Thesis Preparation
  • Perception
  • Cognition
  • Biopsychology

Professional Societies

  • Society for Neuroscience
  • International Society for Motor Control