Keith J. Holyoak

Distinguished Professor of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles

Keith J. Holyoak is a leading researcher in human thinking and reasoning (with a parallel career as a poet). His work combines behavioral studies with both cognitive neuroscience and computational modeling. He is currently the Editor of Psychological Review. Keith J. Holyoak has published over 200 scientific articles, and is the author or co-author of numerous books, including the forthcoming The Spider’s Thread: Metaphor in Mind, Brain, and Poetry (MIT Press, 2019).