Simonton, Dean

Dean Keith Simonton (Harvard Ph.D. 1975) is now Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of California, Davis. His more than 560 publications apply quantitative analyses to historical and biographical data regarding genius, creativity, and leadership. Honors include the William James Book Award, the George A. Miller Outstanding Article Award, the Theoretical Innovation Prize in Personality and Social Psychology, the Sir Francis Galton Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Study of Creativity, the Rudolf Arnheim Award for Outstanding Contributions to Psychology and the Arts, the E. Paul Torrance Award for Creativity, and three Mensa Awards for Excellence in Research.


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On his book The Genius Checklist: Nine Paradoxical Tips on How You Can Become a Creative Genius
(Our Cover Feature of April 10, 2019)