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Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Drexel University

John Kounios, PhD, has published cognitive neuroscience research on insight, creativity, problem solving, memory, aging, and Alzheimer’s Disease and coauthored the international Amazon Bestseller, The Eureka Factor: Aha Moments, Creative Insight, and the Brain (Random House). John's research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation and has been reported by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Times (London), National Public Radio and was featured in BBC Television and Discovery Science Channel documentaries. His work was profiled by The New Yorker and The Saturday Evening Post and is part of a permanent exhibit at Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry. He is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science and the Psychonomic Society.


  • –present
    Professor of Psychology, Drexel University