Eric Rosenbaum is a research assistant in the Lifelong Kindergarten group at MIT Media Lab. His current research focuses on the intersection of music, improvisation, play, and learning. His master’s thesis explores reflective learning in the Scratch programming environment for children. He has made software for finger painting with sound, painting with light, improvising with looping sounds, and creating interactive behaviors in 3D virtual worlds. He has also worked on augmented reality and molecular dynamics simulations for science education. Rosenbaum has degrees in psychology and in technology in education from Harvard University.