Edward Bowden

  • Assistant Professor - Psychology
  • Psychology Department
  • Ph.D., University of Oregon, 1987
  • PHONE: (262) 595-2549
  • EMAIL: bowden@uwp.edu

Selected Publications

: How risk influences problem solving, Thinking and Reasoning

2018: Whose Insight is it Anyway?,

2016: Insight solutions are correct more often than analytic solutions, Thinking and Reasoning

2016: Looking for Creativity: Where do we look when we look for new ideas?, Frontiers in Psychology

2009: Positive mood and anxiety modulate anterior cingulate activity and cognitive preparation for insight., Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience (415-432 pp.)

2008: The Origins of Insight in Resting-State Brain Activity, Neuropsychologia (281-291 pp.)

2008: The transliminal brain at rest: Baseline EEG, unusual experiences, and access to unconscious mental activity., Cortex (1353-1363 pp.)

2007: Methods for Investigating the Neural Components of Insight., Methods (87-99 pp.)

2006: The Prepared Mind: Neural Activity Prior to Problem Presentation Predicts Subsequent Solution by Sudden Insight., Psychological Science (882-890 pp.)

2005: Mood effects on creative insight problem solving, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience

2005: New approaches to demystifying insight., Trends in Cognitive Neuroscience (322-328 pp.)

2004: Neural activity observed in people solving verbal problems with insight., Public Library of Science - Biology (500-510 pp.)

2003: Normative Data for 144 Compound Remote Associate Problems, Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers (634-639 pp.)

2000: The right hemisphere maintains solution-related activation for yet-to-be solved insight problems., Memory & Cognition (1231-1241 pp.)

1997: Gender differences in self-evaluation biases: Convergent evidence from three measures of accuracy and bias., Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin (157-172 pp.)

1997: The effect of reportable and unreportable hints on anagram solution and the aha! experience., Consciousness and Cognition (545-573 pp.)

1989: Testing the Principle of Orthogonality in Language Design., Human-Computer Interaction (95-120 pp.)

1985: Accessing relevant information during problem solving: Time constraints on search in the problem space, Memory & Cognition (280-286 pp.)

PSYC 101 - INTRO TO PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE
PSYC 205 - COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY
PSYC 300 - RESEARCH METHODS IN PSYCHOLOGY
PSYC 301 - LEARNING AND MEMORY
PSYC 499 - INDEPENDENT STUDY