Nilda Cosco, PhD Research Associate Professor, Director of Programs- Natural Learning Initiative, College of Design, NC State University
Nilda Cosco, PhD, Research Associate Professor and Director of Programs, Natural Learning Initiative NLI, College of Design, NC State University. Dr. Cosco holds a degree in Educational Psychology, Universidad del Salvador, Argentina and a PhD in Landscape Architecture, Edinburgh University, Scotland. In 2000, she cofounded the Natural Learning Initiative at the College of Design, North Carolina with Professor Moore. She developed in 2007 the program Preventing Obesity by Design (POD). Cosco’s research focuses on the impact of the physical environment on children’s learning, health, and well-being.
Areas of Discipline: Educational Psychology & Landscape Architecture
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