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date: 22 February 2020

(p. ix) About the Editors

(p. ix) About the Editors

Keith J. Holyoak

Keith J. Holyoak, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles, is a leading researcher in human thinking and reasoning. He received his B.A. from the University of British Columbia in 1971 and his Ph.D. from Stanford University in 1976. Dr. Holyoak was on the faculty of the University of Michigan from 1976–1986 and then joined the Department of Psychology at UCLA. His work combines behavioral studies with both cognitive neuroscience and computational modeling. Dr. Holyoak has published over 180 scientific articles, and is the co-author or editor of numerous books, including Induction: Processes of Inference, Learning and Discovery (MIT Press, 1986), Mental Leaps: Analogy in Creative Thought (MIT Press, 1995), and the Cambridge Handbook of Thinking and Reasoning (Cambridge University Press, 2005). In a parallel career as a poet he has published Facing the Moon: Poems of Li Bai and Du Fu (Oyster River Press, 2007), My Minotaur: Selected Poems 1998–2006 (Dos Madres Press, 2010), and Foreigner: New English Poems in Chinese Old Style (Dos Madres Press, 2012).

Robert G. Morrison

Robert G. Morrison, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Loyola University Chicago, uses behavioral, computational, and neuroimaging methods to investigate memory and reasoning throughout the lifespan. After receiving his B.S. from Wheaton College, Morrison worked both as a scientist and a conceptual artist. He discovered cognitive science at the interface of these worlds and studied Cognitive Neuroscience at UCLA, where he received his Ph.D. in 2004. After co-founding Xunesis ( and completing a National Institute of Aging post-doctoral fellowship at Northwestern University, Morrison joined the Department of Psychology and the Neuroscience Institute at Loyola in 2009. Dr. Morrison has published numerous scientific articles and chapters and has edited the Cambridge Handbook of Thinking and Reasoning (Cambridge University Press, 2005). Dr. Morrison's research has been funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, the Office of Naval Research, the American Federation of Aging Research, and the Illinois Department of Public Health. In a parallel career as an artist he has exhibited his painting, sculpture and photography in galleries and museums throughout the United States. (p. x)