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Research Interests

Cognitive neuroscience of insight and creative cognition; neural bases of semantic processing and natural language comprehension; brain and cognitive asymmetries.

Education/Academic qualification

Experimental Psychology, PhD, University of Oregon

19851990

Experimental Psychology, MA, University of Oregon

19851990

Psychology, BA, Brandeis University

19811985

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Grants 2006 2022

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Research Output 1988 2019

Brain activity sensitive to visual congruency effects relates to divergent thinking

Zabelina, D. L., Hechtman, L. A., Saporta, A., Grunewald, K. & Beeman, M., Oct 1 2019, In : Brain and cognition. 135, 103587.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Creativity
Temporal Lobe
Brain
Parietal Lobe
Individuality
3 Citations (Scopus)

The effects of expected reward on creative problem solving

Cristofori, I., Salvi, C., Beeman, M. & Grafman, J. H., Oct 1 2018, In : Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience. 18, 5, p. 925-931 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reward
Cues
Corpus Striatum
Dopamine
Cognition
20 Citations (Scopus)

Dopamine and the creative mind: Individual differences in creativity are predicted by interactions between dopamine genes DAT and COMT

Zabelina, D. L., Colzato, L., Beeman, M. & Hommel, B., Jan 1 2016, In : PloS one. 11, 1, e0146768.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Creativity
dopamine
Polymorphism
Individuality
Dopamine
24 Citations (Scopus)

Flexible or leaky attention in creative people? Distinct patterns of attention for different types of creative thinking

Zabelina, D., Saporta, A. & Beeman, M., Apr 1 2016, In : Memory and Cognition. 44, 3, p. 488-498 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Creativity
Cues
Divergent Thinking
Creative Thinking
Stimulus
38 Citations (Scopus)

Insight solutions are correct more often than analytic solutions

Salvi, C., Bricolo, E., Kounios, J., Bowden, E. & Beeman, M., Oct 1 2016, In : Thinking and Reasoning. 22, 4, p. 443-460 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Linguistics
Consciousness
Experiment
Unconscious (Psychology)
Omission