Richard Nisbett

Richard Nisbett
  • Theodore M. Newcomb Distinguished University Professor, University of Michigan, USA

1966, PhD, Columbia University. With University of Michigan: research interests focus on reasoning and basic cognitive processes. Author of books including: The Geography of Thought - How Asians and Westerners Think Differently and Why; Intelligence and How to Get It - Why Schools and Cultures Count. Member: National Academy of Science; AAAS. Recipient of Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award, American Psychological Association.