Keith E. Stanovich

University of Toronto — Toronto, ON & Portland, OR

Keith E. Stanovich is Professor of Human Development and Applied Psychology at the University of Toronto.  He is the author of over 200 scientific articles. Stanovich is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, and of the American Psychological Society.  From 1986-2000 Stanovich was the Associate Editor of Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, a leading journal of human development. 

His introductory textbook, How to Think Straight About Psychology, published by Allyn & Bacon, is in its Ninth Edition and has been adopted by over 300 institutions of higher education. He is the author of five other books, including What Intelligence Tests Miss: The Psychology of Rational Thought, The Robot’s Rebellion: Finding Meaning in the Age of Darwin, Who Is Rational?: Studies of Individual Differences in Reasoning, and Decision Making and Rationality in the Modern World.  For more information, please visit Keith's website.

Keith can be reached via e-mail at keith [dot] stanovich [at] utoronto [dot] ca

Topic(s): Education, Psychology

Sub-topic(s): Critical thinking, Evolutionary psychology, Psychology of religion