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Cognitive Psychologist; Johnstone Family Professor, Department of Psychology, Harvard University; Member, National Academy of Sciences; Named Time Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World Today”; Author, Rationality: What It Is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters (Forthcoming, 2021), Enlightenment Now (2018), The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century (2014), Language, Cognition, and Human Nature (2013), The Stuff of Thought (2007), and How the Mind Works (1997)
Education Writer; Senior Contributor, Forbes.com; Author, “Building Knowledge: What an Elementary Curriculum Should Do” (2020, American Educator) and The Knowledge Gap: The Hidden Cause of America's Broken Education System—And How to Fix It (2019); Co-Author, The Writing Revolution: A Guide to Advancing Thinking Through Writing in All Subjects and Grades (2017)
Neuroscientist; Musician; Record Producer; Visiting Professor at Dartmouth, Stanford University, and the University of California, Berkeley; Founding Dean of Arts & Humanities, Minerva Schools at the Keck Graduate Institute, Claremont Colleges; James McGill Professor Emeritus of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Music at McGill University; Author, Successful Aging (2020), A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking With Statistics and the Scientific Method (2019), The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload (2014), and This Is Your Brain On Music (2007)
Senior Research Associate, Harvard Project Zero, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Harvard University; Author, Creating Cultures of Thinking: The 8 Forces We Must Master to Truly Transform Our Schools (2015) and Intellectual Character (2004); Co-Author, The Power of Making Thinking Visible: Using Routines to Engage and Empower Learners (2020) and Making Thinking Visible: How to Promote Engagement, Understanding, and Independence for All Learners (2011)