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Emeritus Professor of Psychology, Arizona State University

Arthur Glenberg is an emeritus professor of psychology at Arizona State University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is also a member of INICO at the Univeridad de Salamanca and a Mercator Fellow at the University of Tübingen. He does basic research in cognitive psychology and cognitive neuroscience with a focus on developing theories of embodied cognition in the areas of language, education, and social processes. He and his colleagues at ASU, Pittsburgh, and South Florida have developed an embodied reading comprehension intervention (EMBRACE) for English language learning children in the early elementary grades (see: His work has been funded by NIH, IES, and NSF. Dr. Glenberg has authored a textbook (in its third edition), an edited volume, and over 100 peer-reviewed articles. As of 2023, these publications have been cited more than 26,000 times with an h-index of 66.


  • –present
    Professor of Psychology, Arizona State University


  • 1974 
    University of Michigan, Psychology