Roger Beaty

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Roger Beaty

Research Summary

The cognitive neuroscience of creative thinking and problem solving.

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Creativity Semantics Cognition Brain Thinking Divergent Thinking Prefrontal Cortex Aptitude Performance Imagination Music Costs Fluency Time Executive Function Originality Experiment Rating Intelligence Language Verbal Fluency Cues Personality Magnetic Resonance Imaging Neurosciences

Most Recent Publications

Boris Forthmann, Roger E. Beaty, Dan R. Johnson, 2022, European Journal of Psychological Assessment

Semantic memory and creativity: the costs and benefits of semantic memory structure in generating original ideas

Roger E. Beaty, Yoed N. Kenett, Richard W. Hass, Daniel L. Schacter, 2022, Thinking and Reasoning

Accelerating Creativity: Effects of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation on the Temporal Dynamics of Divergent Thinking

Yangping Li, Roger E. Beaty, Simone Luchini, David Yun Dai, Shuoqi Xiang, Senqing Qi, Yadan Li, Ruili Zhao, Xuewei Wang, Weiping Hu, 2022, Creativity Research Journal

Semantic Distance and the Alternate Uses Task: Recommendations for Reliable Automated Assessment of Originality

Roger E. Beaty, Dan R. Johnson, Daniel C. Zeitlen, Boris Forthmann, 2022, Creativity Research Journal

Neural Representations of Conceptual Fixation during Creative Imagination

Emily Frith, Courtney R. Gerver, Mathias Benedek, Alexander P. Christensen, Roger E. Beaty, 2022, Creativity Research Journal on p. 106-122

Automated Creativity Prediction Using Natural Language Processing and Resting-State Functional Connectivity: An fNIRS Study

Cong Xie, Simone Luchini, Roger E. Beaty, Ying Du, Chunyu Liu, Yadan Li, 2022, Creativity Research Journal on p. 401-418

Does Episodic Retrieval Contribute to Creative Writing? An Exploratory Study

Ruben D.I. van Genugten, Roger E. Beaty, Kevin P. Madore, Daniel L. Schacter, 2022, Creativity Research Journal on p. 145-158

Trends in Translational Creativity Research: Introduction to the Special Issue

Hannah M. Merseal, Robert A. Cortes, Katherine N. Cotter, Roger E. Beaty, 2022, Translational Issues in Psychological Science on p. 1-5

Dan R. Johnson, James C. Kaufman, Brendan S. Baker, John D. Patterson, Baptiste Barbot, Adam E. Green, Janet van Hell, Evan Kennedy, Grace F. Sullivan, Christa L. Taylor, Thomas Ward, Roger E. Beaty, 2022, Behavior Research Methods

Most-Cited Papers

Roger E. Beaty, Mathias Benedek, Paul J. Silvia, Daniel L. Schacter, 2016, Trends in Cognitive Sciences on p. 87-95

Roger E. Beaty, Mathias Benedek, Scott Barry Kaufman, Paul J. Silvia, 2015, Scientific Reports

Roger E. Beaty, Yoed N. Kenett, Alexander P. Christensen, Monica D. Rosenberg, Mathias Benedek, Qunlin Chen, Andreas Fink, Jiang Qiu, Thomas R. Kwapil, Michael J. Kane, Paul J. Silvia, 2018, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 1087-1092

Roger E. Beaty, Mathias Benedek, Robin W. Wilkins, Emanuel Jauk, Andreas Fink, Paul J. Silvia, Donald A. Hodges, Karl Koschutnig, Aljoscha C. Neubauer, 2014, Neuropsychologia on p. 92-98

The roles of associative and executive processes in creative cognition

Roger E. Beaty, Paul J. Silvia, Emily C. Nusbaum, Emanuel Jauk, Mathias Benedek, 2014, Memory and Cognition on p. 1186-1197

Verbal fluency and creativity: General and specific contributions of broad retrieval ability (Gr) factors to divergent thinking

Paul J. Silvia, Roger E. Beaty, Emily C. Nusbaum, 2013, Intelligence on p. 328-340

Mathias Benedek, Roger Beaty, Emanuel Jauk, Karl Koschutnig, Andreas Fink, Paul J. Silvia, Beate Dunst, Aljoscha C. Neubauer, 2014, NeuroImage on p. 99-106

Ready, set, create: What instructing people to "be creative" reveals about the meaning and mechanisms of divergent thinking

Emily C. Nusbaum, Paul J. Silvia, Roger Beaty, 2014, Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts on p. 423-432

Roger E. Beaty, 2015, Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews on p. 108-117

Openness to experience and awe in response to nature and music: Personality and profound aesthetic experiences

Paul J. Silvia, Kirill Fayn, Emily C. Nusbaum, Roger E. Beaty, 2015, Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts on p. 376-384