Dozens of Thinkers Share Their Favorite Explanations

This year’s question of the year was “What is your favorite deep, elegant, or beautiful explanation?” Nearly two-hundred thinkers shared their replies. You can read Professor Lombrozo’s reply here, along with dozens of others at Edge.Org’s Annual Question Website.

New Explanation Blog at Psychology Today

Visit Prof. Tania Lombrozo’s new blog at Psychology Today, Explananda: Human Curiosity and its Consequences, to learn more about the cognitive science of explanation!

Professors Lombrozo and Griffiths Collaborate on Winning Bumper Sticker Slogans

The National Center for Science Education solicited entries for bumper sticker slogans related to evolution. Three entries by Professors Lombrozo and Griffiths were among the winners.

Research by Prof. Lombrozo Featured in the Huffington Post

You can read the article here.

Prof. Lombrozo Receives McDonnell Foundation Scholar Award

Prof. Lombrozo has been awarded a 21st Century Science Initiative Grant from the James S. McDonnell Foundation. Her project, titled “Knowledge from nowhere: How thinking leads to learning,” will begin in January of 2012.

Prof. Lombrozo Wins Prestigious NSF Career Grant

Prof. Lombrozo has been awarded an early career grant from the National Science Foundations for her research on explanation in cognition.