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Aaron Kozbelt
Position: Professor
Campus Affiliation: Brooklyn College
Phone: 718.951.6009
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., University of Chicago
Training Area: Cognition, Language, and Development
Research Interests: Creativities in the Arts; Higher-Order Cognition

Aaron Kozbelt's research program, focusing on creativity and cognition in the arts, derives largely from his outside interests. In addition to his training in psychology, he has spent more than 20 years as a practicing visual artist, and his initial research forays grew directly out of his experiences as an artist. Kozbelt has also incorporated his long-standing interest in classical music into a line of archival research examining patterns of creativity over the lifespan of classical composers. More recently, he has started research on creative cognition, humor production and sexual selection, and metacognition and evaluation in creative problem solving.