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Robert Kuzendorf

Robert Kunzendorf, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus


Cognitive psychology, statistics, psychology of consciousness, abnormal psychology

Research Interest

Individual differences in mental imagery and dreams, reality testing, evolution of consciousness and self-consciousness and subconscious

Educational Background

A.B., Yale University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia


Robert Kunzendorf, Ph.D., is co-editor of the academic journal Imagination, Cognition, and Personality, is first author of more than 100 scholarly articles, is author of the 2014 book On the Evolution of Conscious Sensation, Conscious Imagination, and Consciousness of self, is co-author of the 2013 book Envisioning the Dream through Art and Science, is editor of the 1991 book Mental Imagery, and is co-editor of three scholarly books: the 2000 book Individual Differences in Conscious Experience, the 1996 book Hypnosis and Imagination, and the 1990 book Psychophysiology of Mental Imagery.

In retirement, Prof. Kunzendorf enjoys playing guitar and composing children’s songs, existential songs, love songs, and mountain songs.