John Kounios' Professional Biography


John Kounios, PhD, is a professor of psychology and director of Drexel University’s doctoral program in Applied Cognitive and Brain Sciences. He has published cognitive neuroscience research on insight, creativity, problem solving, memory, and Alzheimer’s disease.  His research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation.  He is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science and the Psychonomic Society.  His research on insight has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Times of London, National Public Radio, and in a BBC Television documentary. His work was profiled in The New Yorker and is part of an exhibit at Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry. 


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