MITili is a research program aimed at furthering the understanding of learning and education, and using this knowledge to better enable students at MIT and learners worldwide to reach their fullest potential. MITili:

  • Conducts interdisciplinary research, including fields such as neuroscience, cognitive psychology, economics, public policy, and others;
  • Leverages new data sources, such as brain scans and big data from massive open online courses (MOOCs);
  • Marries theoretical and applied research, to ensure rigor and relevance.