Additional Biographical Information


Simonton, D. K. (1990). History, chemistry, psychology, and genius: An intellectual autobiography of historiometry. In M. Runco & R. Albert (Eds.), Theories of creativity (pp. 92-115). Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications. (Paperback edition published in 2003.)

Simonton, D. K. (2002). It’s absolutely impossible? A longitudinal study of one psychologist’s response to conventional naysayers. In R. J. Sternberg (Ed.), Psychologists defying the crowd: Stories of those who battled the establishment and won (pp. 238-254).  Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. (pdf copy available here)

Simonton, D. K. (2006). Nothing more than a university professor engaged in teaching, research, and service: Nor less. In J. G. Irons, B. C. Beins, C. Burke, B. Buskist, V. Hevern, & J. E. Williams (Eds.), The teaching of psychology in autobiography: Perspectives from psychology’s exemplary teachers (Vol. 2, pp. 85-91). Washington, DC: Society for the Teaching of Psychology, American Psychological Association. (The pdf versions can be found here.)


Simonton, D. K. (2002). Las personas que hacen historia. In R. Ardila (Ed.), La psicholgía en el futuro: Los más destacados psicólogos del mundo reflexionan sobre el futuro de su disciplina (pp. 271-275). Madrid: Ediciones Pirámide.

Simonton, D. K., Moore, T. L., & Shaughnessy, M. F. (2008). A reflective conversation with Dean Keith Simonton. North American Journal of Psychology, 10, 595-602. (pdf copy available here)

Henshon, S. E. (2011). The creative path: An interview with Dean Keith Simonton. Roeper Review, 33, 1–4.

Damian, R. I. (2014, December). An interview with 2014 Murray Award winner Dean Keith Simonton. P: The Online Newsletter for Personality Science (Issue 9).


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Damian, R. I. (in press). Biography of Dean Keith Simonton. In A. DiFabio, D. Saklofske, & C. Stough (Eds.), The Wiley Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences.

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